Arab Women and the Media in Changing Landscapes

Editors: Maestri, Elena, Profanter, Annemarie (Eds.)

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  • Offers a unique perspective on the role and image of Arab women in the media
  • Relevant to students and scholars with interests in Media Studies,Middle Eastern, Islamic and Social Studies and Gender Studies
  • Demonstrates how women are actively participating in the evolution of the media landscape
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About this book

This volume explores the dialogue between Arab media and global developments in the information age, looking at the influence of new technologies in Arab societies and the evolving role of Arab women in ‘old’ and ‘new’ media. By gathering together contributions from both Arab and non-Arab scholars alike, a timely and important collection is presented that sheds new light on the growing involvement, role and image of Arab women in the media. 

About the authors

Elena Maestri is Adjunct Professor of History and Institutions of the Muslim World at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) of Milan, Italy.

Annemarie Profanter is Associate Professor of Intercultural Pedagogy at the Faculty of Education of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy.


Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-12

    Maestri, Elena (et al.)

  • Arab Television Channels: The Image of Women Between Local and Global Trends

    Pages 13-33

    Poli, Barbara

  • Women and the Media in Oman

    Pages 35-56

    Al Talei, Rafiah

  • Women as Representations of Class and Modernity: Gendered Public Visibility on Abu Dhabi TV

    Pages 57-73

    Gleissner, Xenia

  • Women in the News: A US–Arab Gulf Comparison

    Pages 75-90

    González, Alessandra L.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Arab Women and the Media in Changing Landscapes
Editors
  • Elena Maestri
  • Annemarie Profanter
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-62794-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-62794-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-62793-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-87398-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 277
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations
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