Jews, Muslims and Mass Media: Mediating the 'Other'

Jews, Muslims and Mass Media: Mediating the 'Other'

by Dr Yulia Egorova
     
 

This text looks at the ways in which Jews, Muslims and the conflict between them has been covered in the modern media. Both Jews and Muslims generally receive a 'bad press'. This book will try to reveal why. The media have clearly played a pro-active role in the Middle East conflict, the coverage of which is obscured by the contrasting images of Jew and Muslim in

Overview

This text looks at the ways in which Jews, Muslims and the conflict between them has been covered in the modern media. Both Jews and Muslims generally receive a 'bad press'. This book will try to reveal why. The media have clearly played a pro-active role in the Middle East conflict, the coverage of which is obscured by the contrasting images of Jew and Muslim in western thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415444477
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Series:
Routledge Jewish Studies Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)

Meet the Author

Yulia Egorova received her doctorate from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University. At the moment she is a Research Fellow at Cardiff University. Her research interests focus on conceptual implications of science including the impact of genetic anthropological studies conducted in India and among different Jewish communities of the world.

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