New Media in the Muslim World: The Emerging Public Sphere

New Media in the Muslim World: The Emerging Public Sphere

by Dale F. Eickelman, Jon W. Anderson

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Overview

New Media in the Muslim World: The Emerging Public Sphere by Dale F. Eickelman, Jon W. Anderson

The second edition of a widely acclaimed volume reports on how new media--fax machines, satellite TV, and the Internet--and the new uses of older media--cassettes, pulp fiction, the cinema, the telephone, and the press--shape belief, authority, and community in the Muslim world.


About the Author:
Dale F. Eickelman is Ralph and Richard Lazarus Professor of Anthropology and Human Relations at Dartmouth College. His recent publications include The Middle East and Central Asia: An Anthropological Approach, 4th edition, and Muslim Politics (coauthored with James Piscatori).Jon W. Anderson is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at The Catholic University of America and co-director of the Arab Information Project at Georgetown University. He is author of Arabizing the Internet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253213297
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 12/28/1999
Series: Indiana University Series in Middle East Studies
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.16(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Dale F. Eickelman is Ralph and Richard Lazarus Professor of Anthropology and Human Relations at Dartmouth College. His recent publications include The Middle East and Central Asia: An Anthropological Approach, 4th Edition, and Muslim Politics (co-authored with James Piscatori).

Jon W. Anderson is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at The Catholic University of America and co-director of the Arab Information Project at Georgetown University. He is author of Arabizing the Internet.

Table of Contents

Preliminary Table of Contents:

Preface

Acknowledgments

Note on Transliteration

1. Redefining Muslim Publics Dale F. Eickelman and Jon W. Anderson

2. The New Media, Civic Pluralism, and the Struggle for Political Reform Augustus Richard Norton

3. Communication and Control in the Middle East: Publication and Its Discontents Dale F. Eickelman

4. The Internet and Islam's New Interpreters Jon W. Anderson

5. The Birth of a Media Ecosystem: Lebanon in the Internet Age Yves Gonzalez-Quijano

6. Muslim Identities and the Great Chain of Buying Gregory Starrett

7. Bourgeois Leisure and Egyptian Media Fantasies Walter Arbrust

8. From Piety to Romance: Islam-Oriented Texts in Bangladesh Maimuna Huq

9. Civic Pluralism Denied? Jihadi Radicals the New Media in Post-Suharto Indonesia Robert W. Hefner

10. Media Identities for Alevis and Kurds in Turkey M. Hakan Yavuz

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