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Fridays of Rage: Al Jazeera, the Arab Spring, and Political Islam

Sam Cherribi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199337385
eISBN:
9780190652098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337385.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

Fridays of Rage reveals for the first time Al Jazeera’s surprising rise to that most respected of all Western media positions: the watchdog of democracy. Al Jazeera served as the nursery for the Arab ... More


The Symbolic World of Al Jazeera

Sam Cherribi

in Fridays of Rage: Al Jazeera, the Arab Spring, and Political Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199337385
eISBN:
9780190652098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337385.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

The symbolic world of Al Jazeera has four aspects. First, Al Jazeera is the new symbolic pearl that initiated a new pearling industry in Qatar: satellite television. Second, Al Jazeera promotes ... More


Exile on Paradise Square

Sam Cherribi

in Fridays of Rage: Al Jazeera, the Arab Spring, and Political Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199337385
eISBN:
9780190652098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337385.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

This chapter details how Al Jazeera turned a negative situation following Mohamed Morsi’s ouster into an advantageous one. How can losers set the political agenda for the winners in the eyes of the ... More


The June 30th Coup

Kira D. Jumet

in Contesting the Repressive State: Why Ordinary Egyptians Protested During the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190688455
eISBN:
9780190688493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688455.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This chapter identifies the discrepancy between real and perceived political opportunities and the effect this gap had on political mobilization for the June 30th protests in Egypt. The chapter ... More


Framing Political Islam: Media Tropes and Power Struggles in Revolutionary Egypt

Abeer AlNajjar

in Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491550
eISBN:
9780190638597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491550.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the political contestation of mainstream media frames in times of political conflict. It looks at the ways in which the framing of events in both Egyptian and transnational ... More


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