Middle East Film and Media Products

  • Women and Media in the Middle East

    From Veiling to Blogging

    Edited by Nahed Eltantawy

    The traditional image of the Middle Eastern woman, as portrayed by the Western media, has tended to be one of a woman oppressed by men and religion. Veiling intensifies this image of supposed powerlessness and imprisonment. However, the Arab Spring uprisings have introduced the West to women in the…

    Hardback – 2015-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Loss and Trauma in Contemporary Israeli Cinema

    By Raz Yosef

    The last decade has marked the growing visibility and worldwide interest in Israeli cinema. Films such as Walk on Water, Or, My Treasure, Beaufort and Waltz with Bashir have been commercially and critically successful both in Europe and the United States and have won a number of prestigious…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • God, Jews and the Media

    Religion and Israel’s Media

    By Yoel Cohen

    In order to understand contemporary Jewish identity in the twenty-first century, one needs to look beyond the Synagogue, the holy days and Jewish customs and law to explore such modern phenomena as mass media and their impact upon Jewish existence. This book delves into the complex relationship…

    Paperback – 2015-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Arab Cultural Studies

    History, Politics and the Popular

    Edited by Anastasia Valassopoulos

    This book seeks to both showcase and further develop innovative research and debates on contemporary Arab cultural production. Popular culture in the form of cinema, popular music, literature, visual media and cyber-cultures, both local and imported, enjoy a central role in Arab cultural life, and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-26
    Routledge

  • Discourses of Ideology and Identity

    Social Media and the Iranian Election Protests

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering

    The Role of Fixers

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Palestine-Israel in the Print News Media

    Contending Discourses

    By Luke Peterson

    Israel-Palestine in the Print News Media: Contending Discourses is concerned with conceptions of language, knowledge, and thought about political conflict in the Middle East in two national news media communities: the United States and the United Kingdom. Arguing for the existence of national…

    Hardback – 2014-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Women and Turkish Cinema

    Gender Politics, Cultural Identity and Representation

    By Eylem Atakav

    Since 2000, there has been a considerable effort in Turkish cinema to come to terms with the military’s intervention in politics and subsequent national trauma. It has resulted in an outpouring of cinematic texts. This book focuses on women and Turkish cinema in the context of gender politics,…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle East Film and Media

  • Iranian Cinema in a Global Context

    Policy, Politics, and Form

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • North Africa’s Arab Spring

    Edited by George Joffé

    This book addresses issues surrounding the evolution of the Arab Spring in North Africa. After a general introduction and explanation of the events on a region-wide basis, it turns to examine aspects of each of the countries concerned. The role of the Muslim Brotherhood during the Nasser regime and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-21
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Turkish Cinema

    By Gönül Dönmez-Colin

    The first critical and analytical dictionary of Turkish Cinema, this book provides a comprehensive overview of Turkish cinema from its beginnings to the present day. Addressing the lacuna in scholarly work on the topic, this dictionary provides immense detail on a wide range of aspects of Turkish…

    Hardback – 2013-12-15
    Routledge

  • Al Jazeera and the Global Media Landscape

    The South is Talking Back

    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…

    Hardback – 2013-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

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