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Popular Egyptian Cinema: Gender, Class, and Nation

Viola Shafik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160530
eISBN:
9781617970108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160530.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines popular and commercial movies from Egypt's film industry, including a number of the biggest box-office hits widely distributed in Egypt and the Arab world. Turning a critical eye ... More


Redeeming the Lost War: Backlash Films and the Rise of the Punitive State

Lary May

in Punishment in Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861958
eISBN:
9781479878680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861958.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The first chapter, by Lary May, begins with the familiar observation about the dramatic rise in punitiveness in late-twentieth-century America and contends that turning to popular movies offers a ... More


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