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Arab Women and the Media in Changing Landscapes

  • Elena Maestri
  • Annemarie Profanter
  • Offers a unique perspective on the role and image of Arab women in the media

  • Relevant to students and scholars with interests in Media Studies,Middle Eastern, Islamic and Social Studies and Gender Studies

  • Demonstrates how women are actively participating in the evolution of the media landscape


About this book


This volume explores the dialogue between Arab media and global developments in the information age, looking at the influence of new technologies in Arab societies and the evolving role of Arab women in ‘old’ and ‘new’ media. By gathering together contributions from both Arab and non-Arab scholars alike, a timely and important collection is presented that sheds new light on the growing involvement, role and image of Arab women in the media. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Elena Maestri
    • 1
  • Annemarie Profanter
    • 2
  1. 1.Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)MilanItaly
  2. 2.Free University of Bozen-BolzanoBolzanoItaly

About the editors

Elena Maestri is Adjunct Professor of History and Institutions of the Muslim World at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) of Milan, Italy.

Annemarie Profanter is Associate Professor of Intercultural Pedagogy at the Faculty of Education of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy.

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