Watching Arabic Television in Europe : From Diaspora to Hybrid Citizens

By: Slade, ChristinaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (161 p.)ISBN: 9781137352439Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Watching Arabic Television in Europe : From Diaspora to Hybrid CitizensLOC classification: D1056.2.A7 | S533 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-Title ; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 'Dark Tribalism': Does Arabic Television Undermine Integration in Europe?; Media and citizenship; Language; Satellite delivered television; Identity, citizenship and belonging; Conclusion; 2 Arabic Citizens of Europe: Nativism, Formal and Cultural Citizenship; Empires of belonging; Arabic citizens of Europe; Amsterdam, Paris, Madrid; London, Berlin, Stockholm; Nicosia; Citizenship testing; The Netherlands, France and Spain; The United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden; Cyprus; Conclusion
3 Europe Remediated: A Transnational Public Sphere?Surveying European television use; Results; Theorising the remediated European public sphere; Conclusion; 4 Television Diaries: Arabic Media Consumption in the EU; Transnational results; National results; News and entertainment; Sport and religious television; Conclusion; 5 'Arabic is important to me': Making Sense of Media; Mediation in language; Structures mediated by television; News and Al Jazeera; Soap opera; Religion and sport; Conclusion; 6 'Citizenship Means Belonging': Arabic-Speaking Europeans; Citizenship and emotion
Strategic nostalgia, banal nomadism and hybrid transnationalsThe nation of Islam; Civic literacy; Conclusion; 7 From Diaspora to Hybrid Citizen: Reasoning across Communities; Hybrid television cultures; From multicultural diaspora to hybrid transnationals; Relative identity and hybrid citizenship; Communication across difference; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary: What are Arabic Europeans watching on television and how does it affect their identities as Europeans? New evidence from seven capitals shows that, far from being isolated in ethnic media ghettoes, they are critical news consumers in Arabic and European languages and engaged citizens. <BR>
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Cover; Half-Title ; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 'Dark Tribalism': Does Arabic Television Undermine Integration in Europe?; Media and citizenship; Language; Satellite delivered television; Identity, citizenship and belonging; Conclusion; 2 Arabic Citizens of Europe: Nativism, Formal and Cultural Citizenship; Empires of belonging; Arabic citizens of Europe; Amsterdam, Paris, Madrid; London, Berlin, Stockholm; Nicosia; Citizenship testing; The Netherlands, France and Spain; The United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden; Cyprus; Conclusion

3 Europe Remediated: A Transnational Public Sphere?Surveying European television use; Results; Theorising the remediated European public sphere; Conclusion; 4 Television Diaries: Arabic Media Consumption in the EU; Transnational results; National results; News and entertainment; Sport and religious television; Conclusion; 5 'Arabic is important to me': Making Sense of Media; Mediation in language; Structures mediated by television; News and Al Jazeera; Soap opera; Religion and sport; Conclusion; 6 'Citizenship Means Belonging': Arabic-Speaking Europeans; Citizenship and emotion

Strategic nostalgia, banal nomadism and hybrid transnationalsThe nation of Islam; Civic literacy; Conclusion; 7 From Diaspora to Hybrid Citizen: Reasoning across Communities; Hybrid television cultures; From multicultural diaspora to hybrid transnationals; Relative identity and hybrid citizenship; Communication across difference; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index

What are Arabic Europeans watching on television and how does it affect their identities as Europeans? New evidence from seven capitals shows that, far from being isolated in ethnic media ghettoes, they are critical news consumers in Arabic and European languages and engaged citizens. <BR>

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Christina Slade became Vice-Chancellor of Bath Spa University, UK, following deanships at City University London and Macquarie University Sydney. She was also Professor of Media Theory at Utrecht University where she led the project on Arabic speakers in Europe, which is the basis of this book.

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