Middle East Studies: Middle East Film and Media

  • Hamas and the Media: Politics and Strategy book cover

    Hamas and the Media

    Politics and Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Wael Abdelal

    The Islamic resistance movement ‘Hamas’ is, arguably, one of the most important Palestinian organizations in recent decades. Since Hamas' establishment, it has extensively utilized media as a means of mobilization for its political and ideological agendas, and its tactics have undergone a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-12 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Television Formats: A New Theory from the Margin book cover

    Rethinking Television Formats

    A New Theory from the Margin, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Shahaf

    Over the last two decades television formats have been at the crux of a radical transformation in global television. The new environment created by the rise of the format trade is characterized by an extraordinary increase and intensification in the sources, directions, and volume of exchange of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Mobile Disruptions in the Middle East: Lessons from Qatar and the Arabian Gulf Region in mobile media content innovation book cover

    Mobile Disruptions in the Middle East

    Lessons from Qatar and the Arabian Gulf Region in mobile media content innovation, 1st Edition

    By John V Pavlik, Everette E Dennis, Rachel Davis Mersey, Justin Gengler

    Mobile Disruptions in the Middle East identifies trends in mobile media use in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates and, more broadly, explores their impact on the nature of digital journalism. Mobility has long been an important aspect of life in the Middle East; therefore a study of this region…

    Hardback – 2018-05-04
    Routledge
    Disruptions

  • Discourses of Ideology and Identity: Social Media and the Iranian Election Protests book cover

    Discourses of Ideology and Identity

    Social Media and the Iranian Election Protests, 1st Edition

    By Chris Featherman

    In this monograph, Chris Featherman adopts a discourse analytical approach to explore the ways in which social movement ideologies and identities are discursively constructed in new and old media. In the context of his argument, Featherman also considers current debates surrounding the role that…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Iranian Cinema in a Global Context: Policy, Politics, and Form book cover

    Iranian Cinema in a Global Context

    Policy, Politics, and Form, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Decherney, Blake Atwood

    Iranian films have been the subject of much critical and scholarly attention over the past several decades, and Iranian filmmakers are mainstays of international film festivals. Yet most of the attention has been focused on a small segment of Iranian film production: auteurist art cinema. Iranian…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering: The Role of Fixers book cover

    Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering

    The Role of Fixers, 1st Edition

    By Colleen Murrell

    This book reveals that 'fixers'—local experts on whom foreign correspondents rely—play a much more significant role in international television newsgathering than has been documented or understood. Murrell explores the frames though which international reporting has traditionally been analysed and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art: Cinema Beyond Europe book cover

    Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Cinema Beyond Europe, 1st Edition

    By Nilgun Bayraktar

    Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art explores cinematic and artistic representations of migration and mobility in Europe since the 1990s. Drawing on theories of migrant and diasporic cinema, moving-image art, and mobility studies, Bayraktar provides historically situated close…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Voice of the Muslim Brotherhood: Da'wa, Discourse, and Political Communication book cover

    Voice of the Muslim Brotherhood

    Da'wa, Discourse, and Political Communication, 1st Edition

    By Noha Mellor

    In the wake of the 25 January revolution and the coup that followed in 2013, Egyptian bookstores recorded a significant increase in demand for books by and about the Muslim Brotherhood. However, despite the burgeoning literature on the Brotherhood, knowledge about the movement is still rather…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge

  • Al Jazeera and the Global Media Landscape: The South is Talking Back book cover

    Al Jazeera and the Global Media Landscape

    The South is Talking Back, 1st Edition

    By Tine Ustad Figenschou

    This book analyzes how and why Al Jazeera English (AJE) became the channel of choice to understand the massive protests across the Arab world 2011. Aiming to explain the ‘Al Jazeera moment,’ it tracks the channel’s bumpy road towards international recognition in a longitudinal, in-depth analysis of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Popular Iranian Cinema before the Revolution: Family and Nation in Fīlmfārsī book cover

    Popular Iranian Cinema before the Revolution

    Family and Nation in Fīlmfārsī, 1st Edition

    By Pedram Partovi

    Critics and academics have generally dismissed the commercial productions of the late Pahlavi era, best known for their songs and melodramatic plots, as shallow, derivative ‘entertainment’. Instead, they have concentrated on the more recent internationally acclaimed art films, claiming that these…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Cinema in Muslim Societies book cover

    Cinema in Muslim Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Nobil Ahmad

    This book collates a comprehensive range of fascinating essays by leading authors on film from across the Muslim world. Responding to political and theoretical misconceptions about Islam and Muslim culture, it covers North African, Arab and Asian cinemas in a rich series of industry histories,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • New Media, Politics and Society in Israel book cover

    New Media, Politics and Society in Israel

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gideon Doron, Azi Lev-On

    This book addresses the social and political landscape of Internet usage in Israel, and studies the formation of a networked information society in the "hi-tech nation". As Israel is considered a highly technologically developed country, it could serve as a model to assess and compare the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

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