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Media and Political Contestation in the Contemporary Arab World

A Decade of Change

  • Editors
  • Lena Jayyusi
  • Anne Sofie Roald

About this book

Introduction

Much has been made of the role of various media in the shaping of conflicts and political agendas in today's Arab world. This volume examines this topic with interdisciplinary contributions that range across media studies, anthroplogy, religious studies, and political science and explore both new and older media forms.

Keywords

The public sphere social media political subjectivity visibility colonialism modernity Islam/Islamists contestation resistance revolution activism cultural globalization blog communication conflict culture Facebook media network online political science science Social Net social network social networks

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