Arab Subcultures: Transformations in Theory and Practice

Author:   Tarik Sabry ,  Layal Ftouni
Publisher:   I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.
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Pages:   272
Publication Date:   18 December 2016
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Tarik Sabry ,  Layal Ftouni
Publisher:   I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Imprint:   I.B. Tauris
Dimensions:   Width: 13.80cm , Height: 2.50cm , Length: 21.60cm
Weight:   0.448kg
ISBN:  

9781780769028


ISBN 10:   1780769024
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   18 December 2016
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Chapter 1 Introduction: Sub-culturing or any type of culturing as a temporal conjunctureTarik Sabry and Layal FtouniChapter 2 'Hatha al-Shibl min dhak al-Asad': Arab Youth Studies and the revival of 'subculture' Ramy AlyChapter 3 Hacking Rites: Recoding the Political in Contemporary Cultural Practices Tarek El-ArissChapter 4 On 'Resistance': Affective Politics in Live Performances of Arabic Rap Rayya El-ZeinChapter 5 Cosmopolitans, Nationalists and Fundamentalists in the Modern Middle East Sami Zubaida (reprint from Beyond Islam, 2011, I.B. Tauris)Chapter 6 Mediated Imagination, Class and Cairo's Young Cosmopolitan Heba ElsayedChapter 7The Terrain of Subculture in Silences of the Palace (Mofida Tlatli, 1994) Margherita SprioChapter 8 Screening Everyday Violence: Youth, Globalisation and Subcultural Aesthetics in Moroccan CinemaJamal BahmadChapter 9 Visualising the Unseen: Documentary Filmmaking and LGBT Performativity in Lebanon Nisrine MansourChapter 10 Mithly.net: An Alternative Digital Discourse From Morocco, 2010-2011 Justin McGuinnessChapter 11 The Cultural Avant-Gardes and the Social Net: The Case of Egypt Stefan WinklerChapter 12 Just a bunch of (Arab) geeks? How an elite of techies shaped a digital culture in the Arab region and contributed to the making of the Arab uprisings Donatella Della Ratta & Augusto ValerianiChapter 13 Performative Interventions in Public Space: An interview with Dictaphone Group Conducted by Layal FtouniIndex

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Tarik Sabry is Reader in media and communication theory at the University of Westminster. He is author of Cultural Encounters in the Arab World: On Media, the Modern and the Everyday (2010) and editor of Arab Cultural Studies: Mapping the Field (2012), both from I.B.Tauris. He is also co-founder and co-Editor of The Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication.Layal Ftouni is a writer, research candidate and visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster and SOAS, University of London. Her publications include 'Rethinking Gender Studies: Towards an Arab Feminist Epistemology' in Arab Cultural Studies: Mapping the Field.

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