Women and Media in the Middle East
Power Through Self-expression
Edited by Naomi Sakr
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Women and Media in the Middle East by Naomi Sakr
Book DescriptionIs today's changing media landscape in the Middle East empowering women? This is the first book to address the dynamics of media ecology and women's advancement in the contemporary Middle East. The book spans both the region and media forms, from Iran's women's press, via Maghrebi women filmmakers and Egyptian political films, Palestinian TV and Hezbollah's TV station, Al-Manar. It takes as its starting point the diverse experiencees and multi-layered identities of women and treats media institutions and practices as part of wider power relations in society. By analysing media production, consumption and texts, it reveals where and how gender boundaries have been erected or crossed.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781850435457
(216mm x 134mm x 20mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Naomi Sakr
Transformations in Egyptian Journalism, Paperback (May 2013)
Egypt's revolutionary uprising in 2011 raised important questions about the kind of journalism that would be viable in the country's changing political dynamics.
Arab Television Today, Paperback (October 2007)
A sequel to "Satellite Realms: Transnational Television, Globalization and the Middle East", this work probes internal and external interventions in the Arab television landscape. It explores and explains the evolving structures and content choices in entertainment and news of contemporary Arab television.
Arab Media and Political Renewal, Paperback (March 2007)» View all books by Naomi Sakr
People are on the move across the Arab world, organizing politically in new ways. This book answers key questions about the connections between media and political change in the Arab world. It explores the interface between public interaction over the airwaves, at the polls and on the streets.
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Author Biography - Naomi Sakr
Naomi Sakr is a Research Associate of the Communication and Media Research Institute at the University of Westminster and a consultant in media and the Middle East. She is the author of Satellite Realms: Transnational Television, Globalization and the Middle East (I.B.Tauris), winner of the British Society for Middle East Studies Prize 2003.
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