Middle East Film and Media Products

  • Popular Iranian Cinema before the Revolution

    Family and Nation in Filmfarsi, 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Palestine-Israel in the Print News Media

    Contending Discourses, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • 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, 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, 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, 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

  • 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

  • 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

    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

  • Women and Media in the Middle East

    From Veiling to Blogging, 1st Edition

    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

  • The Global News Challenge

    Market Strategies of International Broadcasting Organizations in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    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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