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    From Visionaries to Vloggers: media revolutions in the Middle East

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    In the contemporary Middle East, the upheavals driven by revolutionary movements aiming to seize power and upend unpopular regimes have made media their accomplice. This publication depicts the multiple forms and expressions of the creative culture of dissent that are deeply embedded in Arab culture and daily life.
    ISBN: 9781999926786
    AuthorPamela Erskine-Loftus
    Pub Date31/10/2019
    BindingPaperback
    Availability: In Stock

    Social revolutions begin with an idea, the realization of which demands change. In the contemporary Middle East, the upheavals driven by revolutionary movements aiming to seize power and upend unpopular regimes have made media their accomplice. This publication depicts the multiple forms and expressions of the creative culture of dissent that are deeply embedded in Arab culture and daily life as an articulation of independence, dignity and respect, in spite of the restrictions of deep-rooted autocratic structures, before and after the 2011 uprisings.

    Contributors to this edition of 'Voices and Conversations' are Nawal El Saadawi, Marwan M. Kraidy, Hisham D. Aidi, Ala Younis, Anna Della Subin, Nabila Ramdani, Safia Elhillo, Liane Al Ghusain, Christiane Gruber, Jennifer Nish, Zachary Wright, Lina Ghaibeh, William Higbee, Stefanie Van Peer, Arash Saedinia, Wafa Ben-Hassine, Sondos Shabayek, Hadeel Eltayeb and Fatima El Issawi.

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    Social revolutions begin with an idea, the realization of which demands change. In the contemporary Middle East, the upheavals driven by revolutionary movements aiming to seize power and upend unpopular regimes have made media their accomplice. This publication depicts the multiple forms and expressions of the creative culture of dissent that are deeply embedded in Arab culture and daily life as an articulation of independence, dignity and respect, in spite of the restrictions of deep-rooted autocratic structures, before and after the 2011 uprisings.

    Contributors to this edition of 'Voices and Conversations' are Nawal El Saadawi, Marwan M. Kraidy, Hisham D. Aidi, Ala Younis, Anna Della Subin, Nabila Ramdani, Safia Elhillo, Liane Al Ghusain, Christiane Gruber, Jennifer Nish, Zachary Wright, Lina Ghaibeh, William Higbee, Stefanie Van Peer, Arash Saedinia, Wafa Ben-Hassine, Sondos Shabayek, Hadeel Eltayeb and Fatima El Issawi.