Media: The Bridge to Globalization

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print November 2007 | ISBN: 9780748634101
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671328 | DOI:
Media: The Bridge to Globalization

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This chapter reviews some Arab scholarly works on globalization to illustrate the Arab view of hybridity. The chapter draws heavily on Giddens’ theory of structuration combined with Bourdieu’s field theory. The chapter discusses the concept of hybridity and its significance in the post-independence era in the Arab region.

Keywords: Hybridity; globalisation; structuration; social field

Chapter.  13486 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Media Studies

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