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The Resource Al Jazeera and Democratization : the Rise of the Arab Public Sphere, Ezzeddine Abdelmoula

Al Jazeera and Democratization : the Rise of the Arab Public Sphere, Ezzeddine Abdelmoula

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Al Jazeera and Democratization : the Rise of the Arab Public Sphere
Title
Al Jazeera and Democratization
Title remainder
the Rise of the Arab Public Sphere
Statement of responsibility
Ezzeddine Abdelmoula
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Al Jazeera and Democratization analyses the increasing role of the media in political transformations with a special emphasis on the Arab world. Taking the Al Jazeera media network as a case study, the author explains how engaging the public and providing platforms for open debate and free expression contributed to the emergence of a new vibrant Arab public sphere. The launch of Al Jazeera in 1996 was a significant event that led to subsequent changes both in Arab media and politics. Among these changes, the Arab spring is certainly the most remarkable. This unprecedented phenomenon has already
Member of
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Abdelmoula, Ezzeddine,
Dewey number
384.5506/5
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge studies in Middle Eastern democratization and government
Series volume
8
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Al Jazeera (Television network)
  • Al Jazeera (Television network)
  • Television broadcasting of news
  • Democratization
  • Arab countries
Label
Al Jazeera and Democratization : the Rise of the Arab Public Sphere, Ezzeddine Abdelmoula
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of tables; Introduction; 1. Methodology; 1. Data collection and analysis; Note; Bibliography; 2. A critical assessment of the existing literature; 1. Theories of democratization; 2. Media, politics and democratization; 3. The public sphere and democratization; 4. Literature on Al Jazeera; Notes; Bibliography; 3. Democratization: The frameworks, the narratives and the Arab dilemma; 1. Inadequacies of the dominating democratization theories
  • 2. The struggle for Arab democratization: forces, discourses and indigenous voices3. Political culture: why does it matter?; 4. Bringing the international factor back in; Notes; Bibliography; 4. Beyond the systemic approach: Al Jazeera reshapes the media-politics relationship; 1. Defining and contextualizing the systemic approach; 2. Rethinking the systemic approach; 3. Beyond the systemic approach: Al Jazeera, a non-systemic phenomenon; Note; Bibliography; 5. The Arab public sphere in the context of the current debate; 1. The bourgeois public sphere: social structures and political functions
  • 2. The public sphere: the rise and decline of democratic politics3. Habermas's conception of the public sphere: a critical assessment; 4. After The Structural Transformation: Habermas reconceptualizes the public sphere; 5. Al Jazeera, new media and the rise of an Arab public sphere; Notes; Bibliography; 6. The new public sphere in the process of Arab democratization; 1. Al Jazeera's role in the emergence of the Arab public sphere; 2. Characteristics and defining features of the new Arab public sphere; Notes; Bibliography; 7. Liberating the media as a precondition for democracy
  • 1. Changing the media landscape2. Breaking the information monopoly; 3. Giving both sides of a story; 4. Old and new media: from competition to complementarity; Notes; Bibliography; 8. Televising the Arab spring: Real-time democratization?; 1. The Arab spring: the context and the processes; 2. Framing the Arab spring: the vision and the editorial policy; 3. Covering the Arab spring countries: differences and similarities; 4. Al Jazeera's revolution?; 5. The Arab spring and the transformation of the Arab public sphere; Notes; Bibliography; Conclusion
  • 1. Rethinking democratization theory and the role of the media in political change2. Al Jazeera before and after the Arab spring; 3. Al Jazeera in a new era of the Arab media; 4. Expanding away from the Arab world: the scope and significance of this move; 5. The Arab spring: the lessons we learnt; Note; Bibliography; Index
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ocn904397912
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1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317518464
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unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904397912
Label
Al Jazeera and Democratization : the Rise of the Arab Public Sphere, Ezzeddine Abdelmoula
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of tables; Introduction; 1. Methodology; 1. Data collection and analysis; Note; Bibliography; 2. A critical assessment of the existing literature; 1. Theories of democratization; 2. Media, politics and democratization; 3. The public sphere and democratization; 4. Literature on Al Jazeera; Notes; Bibliography; 3. Democratization: The frameworks, the narratives and the Arab dilemma; 1. Inadequacies of the dominating democratization theories
  • 2. The struggle for Arab democratization: forces, discourses and indigenous voices3. Political culture: why does it matter?; 4. Bringing the international factor back in; Notes; Bibliography; 4. Beyond the systemic approach: Al Jazeera reshapes the media-politics relationship; 1. Defining and contextualizing the systemic approach; 2. Rethinking the systemic approach; 3. Beyond the systemic approach: Al Jazeera, a non-systemic phenomenon; Note; Bibliography; 5. The Arab public sphere in the context of the current debate; 1. The bourgeois public sphere: social structures and political functions
  • 2. The public sphere: the rise and decline of democratic politics3. Habermas's conception of the public sphere: a critical assessment; 4. After The Structural Transformation: Habermas reconceptualizes the public sphere; 5. Al Jazeera, new media and the rise of an Arab public sphere; Notes; Bibliography; 6. The new public sphere in the process of Arab democratization; 1. Al Jazeera's role in the emergence of the Arab public sphere; 2. Characteristics and defining features of the new Arab public sphere; Notes; Bibliography; 7. Liberating the media as a precondition for democracy
  • 1. Changing the media landscape2. Breaking the information monopoly; 3. Giving both sides of a story; 4. Old and new media: from competition to complementarity; Notes; Bibliography; 8. Televising the Arab spring: Real-time democratization?; 1. The Arab spring: the context and the processes; 2. Framing the Arab spring: the vision and the editorial policy; 3. Covering the Arab spring countries: differences and similarities; 4. Al Jazeera's revolution?; 5. The Arab spring and the transformation of the Arab public sphere; Notes; Bibliography; Conclusion
  • 1. Rethinking democratization theory and the role of the media in political change2. Al Jazeera before and after the Arab spring; 3. Al Jazeera in a new era of the Arab media; 4. Expanding away from the Arab world: the scope and significance of this move; 5. The Arab spring: the lessons we learnt; Note; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn904397912
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317518464
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904397912

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