Children's TV and Digital Media in the Arab World

Editors: Sakr, Naomi and Steemers, Jeanette
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: I.B. Tauris

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ISBN: 978-1-78-672093-1
Category: Social Sciences - Media & Communications
Book Status: Available
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This interdisciplinary book is the first in English to probe both the state of Arab screen media for children and the practices of Arabic-speaking children in producing, as well as consuming, screen content. It responds to the gap in research by bringing together a holistic investigation of institutions and leading players, children's media experiences and some iconic media texts.

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Table of Contents

    • Acknowledgements
    • Notes on Contributors
    • Note on Names and Classification of Sources
    • 1 Children's Screen Content in the Arab World: An Introduction - Jeanette Steemers and Naomi Sakr
    • 2 Arab and Western Perspectives on Childhood and Children's Media Provision - Feryal Awan and Jeanette Steemers
    • 3 Forces for Change in Official Arab Policies on Media and Children - Naomi Sakr
    • Insight 1: The EBU as a Transfer Hub for Media Policy - Helle Strandgaard Jensen
    • 4 Arab Animation between Business and Politics - Omar Adam Sayfo
    • Insight 2: Prominent Personalities and the Fortunes of Children's Media in Egypt - Seham Nasser
    • 5 Rebranding Al-Jazeera Children's Channel: The Qatarization Factor - Naomi Sakr and Jeanette Steemers
    • 6 A Channel for Every Child: Exploring a Parallel Arab Children's Television Universe - Tarek Atia
    • 7 Gender, Music Videos and Arab Youth: The Curious Case of Mini Studio - Kirsten Pike and Joe F. Khalil
    • 8 Domestication and Commodification of ‘the Other’ on Egyptian Children's TV - Ehab Galal
    • 9 Representation of Language in Arab Media for Children - Atef Alshaer
    • Insight 3: Educational Priorities and Language Use in Shara'a Simsim - Daoud Kuttab
    • 10 (Mis)trust, Access and the Poetics of Self-Reflexivity: Arab Diasporic Children in London and Media Consumption - Nisrine Mansour and Tarik Sabry
    • Bibliography