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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 14 new and published books in the subject of Middle East Film and Media — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Al Jazeera and the Global Media Landscape

    The South is Talking Back

    By Tine Ustad Figenschou

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    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...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published August 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Global News Challenge

    Market Strategies of International Broadcasting Organizations in Developing Countries

    By Anne Geniets

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    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,...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Iranian Media

    The Paradox of Modernity

    By Gholam Khiabany

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    The post-revolutionary state in Iran has tried to amalgamate ‘Sharia with electricity’ and modernity with what it considers as ‘Islam’. While sympathetic to private capital, through quasi anti-capitalist politics, the state began to restrict market-relations, confiscate major assets of sections of...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Women and Turkish Cinema

    Gender Politics, Cultural Identity and Representation

    By Eylem Atakav

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle East Film and Media

    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,...

    Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. God, Jews and the Media

    Religion and Israel’s Media

    By Yoel Cohen

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    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...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published January 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Loss and Trauma in Contemporary Israeli Cinema

    By Raz Yosef

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    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...

    Published May 5th 2011 by Routledge