Performing democracy in Iraq and South Africa : gender, media, and resistance /

How do individuals in the Middle East and Africa use blogs and performances to protest injustice and to voice their desire for democracy? Reflecting twenty years of research and experience after working with guerilla fighters in the Kurdish region of Iraq, refugees in Iran, interreligious groups in...

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Main Author: Segall, Kimberly Wedeven.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2013.
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Radio songs, Kurdish stories, videos: politics of healing after ethnic cleansing
  • Televised war, poetry, and Shiite women: a case study of generation gaps
  • Sectarian media, 9 women, and the stage : transregional identities
  • Baghdad blogs and gender sites : an Iraqi spring for youth culture?
  • Media and Iran's forgotten spring : intergenerational politics in persepolis
  • Guerrilla fighters, televised testimonies : democratic miracle or African spring?
  • 9/11 media : gendered nationalism beyond Islamic/Jewish borders
  • Bewitched democracies : a ritual spring for youth culture?