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.…

The Four Seasons of Dubai

Product DescriptionThe Four Seasons of Dubai is the result of a journey in the United Arabs Emirates. Spring, falling in love; summer, the reality; autumn, the disenchantment; and winter, the departure. This book highlights all aspects of living in Dubai; it is an in-depth portrayal of the city’s architecture, government and politics, social behavior, bipolar…