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Arab women in Arab news : old stereotypes and new media

Author: Amal Mohammed Al-Malki
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Historically, Western readers have often stereotyped Arab women as "passive" along a rigid and largely prejudicial binary of active-passive. When Arab women were traditionally portrayed in Western photojournalism, they appeared veiled and voiceless, their words spoken for them in captions and voice-overs. But where do Arab women stand in current Arab news? Are Western stereotypes reinforced or complicated?"--Page 4  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amal Mohammed Al-Malki
ISBN: 9781780930428 1780930429 9781780931258 1780931255 9789992179116 9992179112
OCLC Number: 742506282
Description: xxvi, 466 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Searching for Arab females in Arab news --
Thinking through a coding scheme --
The coding scheme and experimental sample --
Results of the coding study --
Females up close --
Anger & Resistance --
Aspiration & Drive --
Education --
Employment --
Ranking activeness --
Empowerment --
Barriers to empowerment --
Ranking empowerment --
Passivity --
Fear & threat --
Fear & threat in war zones --
Uncommon stories of patriarchy/misogyny --
Sadness & hopelessness.
Responsibility: Amal Mohammed Al-Malki [and others].


A pioneering study of Arab media that employs a groundbreaking coding and sampling system to uncover the achievements of Arab women, and shatter old stereotypes.  Read more...


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Turning the representational lens inward to the Arab world, Amal Al-Malki et al reveal complex and riveting images of Arab women in Arab news.They explode Western media's active/passive binary, Read more...

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