Middle East Film and Media Products

  • Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Cinema Beyond Europe

    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
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Voice of the Muslim Brotherhood

    Da'wa, Discourse, and Political Communication

    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

    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 Filmfarsi

    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

    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

    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

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Dancing in Damascus

    Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution

    By miriam cooke

    On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Language and Literature of the Middle East

    By Various

    This nine volume set provides an overview of many aspects of Middle Eastern language and literature. These books range from discussions of the Arabic language and its publications, to translations of some of the region’s most important early works, to a survey of folk tales and modern literature.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Language & Literature of the Middle East

  • Hamas and the Media

    Politics and strategy

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Political Islam and Global Media

    The boundaries of religious identity

    Edited by Noha Mellor, Khalil Rinnawi

    The development of new and social networking sites, as well as the growth of transnational Arab television, has triggered a debate about the rise in transnational political and religious identification, as individuals and groups negotiate this new triad of media, religion and culture. This book…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09
    Routledge

  • The Global News Challenge

    Market Strategies of International Broadcasting Organizations in Developing Countries

    By Anne Geniets

    The Global News Challenge tackles one of the timeliest topics in mass communication today—the challenges facing international broadcasters with universal branding strategies in developing countries. In these heavily government-controlled media environments with a scarcity of reliable information,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

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