Arab Cultural Studies: Mapping the Field

Editor/Author Sabry, Tarik
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: I.B. Tauris

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-84-885558-8
Category: Social Sciences - Ethnic Studies
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
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This title reflects and engages in an interdisciplinary discussion on the different facets of Arab cultural studies, including gender, economy, history, epistemology, language, method, politics, literary and cultural criticism, institutionalization, popular culture, creativity and much more.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Editor
  • List of Figures
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Chapter 1 Introduction Arab Cultural Studies: Between ‘Reterritorialisation’ and ‘Deterritorialisation’ - Tarik Sabry
  • Chapter 2 History in Arab Media Studies: A Speculative Cultural History - Walter Ambrust
  • Chapter 3 Arab Media Studies Between the Legacy of a Thin Discipline and the Promise of New Cultural Pathways - Mohamed Zayani
  • Chapter 4 Cultural Studies in Arab World Academic Communication Programmes: The Battle for Survival - Muhammad Ayish
  • Chapter 5 In Search of the Great Absence: Cultural Studies in Arab Universities - Riadh Ferjani
  • Chapter 6 Rethinking the Arab State and Culture: Preliminary Thoughts - Dina Matar
  • Chapter 7 The Necessary Politics of Palestinian Cultural Studies - Helga Tawil-Souri
  • Chapter 8 Rethinking Gender Studies: Towards an Arab Feminist Epistemology - Layal Fttouni
  • Chapter 9 Disarticulating Arab Popular Culture: The Case of Egyptian Comedies - Iman Haman
  • Chapter 10 Placing Political Economy in Relation to Cultural Studies: Reflections on the Case of Cinema in Saudi Arabia - Naomi Sakr
  • Chapter 11 The Saudi Modernity Wars According to ‘Abdullah Al-Ghathami: A Template for the Study of Arab Culture and Media - Marwan M, Kraidy
  • Chapter 12 Cultural Criticism: Theory and Method - Abdullah Al-Ghathami
  • Chapter 13 Language as Culture: The Question of Arabic - Atef Alshaer
  • Chapter 14 Internationalising a Media Studies Degree in Arab Higher Education: A Case Study Arising from an Agreement Between New Zealand and Oman - Susan O'Rourke and Rosser Johnson