Reality Television and Arab Politics: Contention in Public Life

Product DescriptionWhat does it mean to be modern outside the West? Based on a wealth of primary data collected over five years, Reality Television and Arab Politics analyzes how reality television stirred an explosive mix of religion, politics, and sexuality, fuelling heated polemics over cultural authenticity, gender relations, and political participation in the Arab world.…

Over-stating the Arab State: Politics and Society in the Middle East

Product Description This study of politics and the role of the state in the Arab world is aimed at students of Middle East politics, political theory and political economy. Ayubi’s main objective is to place the Arab world within a theoretical framework that avoids both “orientalist” and “fundamentalist” insistence on the utter peculiarity and uniqueness…

Arab Mass Media: Newspapers, Radio, and Television in Arab Politics

Product Description Since September 11, 2001, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, many television viewers in the United States have become familiar with Al Jazeera as offering an alternative take on events from that presented by mainstream U.S. media, as well as disseminating anti-American invective. Westerners have tended toward simplistic views of Arab newspapers,…

Arab Mass Media: Newspapers, Radio, and Television in Arab Politics

Product Description Since September 11, 2001, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, many television viewers in the United States have become familiar with Al Jazeera as offering an alternative take on events from that presented by mainstream U.S. media, as well as disseminating anti-American invective. Westerners have tended toward simplistic views of Arab newspapers,…

Dubai: Dubai. History of Dubai, Geography of the United Arab Emirates, Politics of the United Arab Emirates, Human rights in Dubai, Demographics of Dubai, Economy of Dubai

Product DescriptionDubai. History of Dubai, Geography of the United Arab Emirates, Politics of the United Arab Emirates, Human rights in Dubai, Demographics of Dubai, Economy of Dubai, Developments in Dubai, Tourism in Dubai, Education in Dubai Radio and television channels of Dubai, Transportation in Dubai, List of tallest buildings in Dubai, Dubai International Airport, List…

The Strong Horse: Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations

ISBN13: 9780385516112 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionIn a provocative, timely book, a noted journalist and expert on Arab-American affairs overturns long-held Western myths about the Arab world, and offers a doctrine to help the United States correct its assumptions concerning the region. Wanting to know why September 11…