Blogging in Beirut

An Ethnography of a Digital Media Practice

Unlike previous media-analytic research, Sarah Jurkiewicz's anthropological study understands blogging as a social field and a domain of practice. This approach underlines the significance of blogging in practitioners' daily lives and for their self-understanding. In this context, the notion of publicness enables a consideration of publics not as static 'spheres' that actors merely enter, but as produced and constituted by social practices. The vibrant media landscape of Beirut serves as a selection of samples for an ethnographic exploration of blogging.

€39.99 *

2018-01-15, 374 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8376-4142-4

Ready to ship today
Delivery time 3-5 workdays within Germany

Prices incl. VAT. Free delivery within Germany, for other destinations see details.

Bulk discount

Recommend it

Sarah Jurkiewicz

Sarah Jurkiewicz, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, Germany

»Jurkiewiczs book, which delves into the dynamics and context of media practices, shows how indeed addressing the online-offline continuum could be beneficial.«
Sarah El-Richani, Global Media Journal, 12 (2018)
Author(s)
Sarah Jurkiewicz
Book title
Blogging in Beirut An Ethnography of a Digital Media Practice
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
374
Features
kart., Klebebindung, 27 SW-Abbildungen
ISBN
978-3-8376-4142-4
DOI
Commodity Group
1752
BIC-Code
JHMC JFD
BISAC-Code
SOC002010 SOC052000
THEMA-Code
JHMC JBCT JBCT1
Release date
2018-01-15
Edition
1
Topics
Medien, Internet
Readership
Anthropology, Media Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Journalism, Media Activism
Keywords/Tags
Media Anthropology, Digital Media, Public Culture, Blogging, Lebanon, Internet, Media, Ethnology, Sociology of Media, Media Studies

We use cookies to enable the use of certain functions on this website.

Privacy statement