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Author Skalli, Loubna H., 1962-

Title Through a local prism : gender, globalization, and identity in Moroccan women's magazines / Loubna H. Skalli.

Published Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  302.2324082 SKAL    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 204 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-199) and index.
Contents Introduction : through a local prism -- 1. Global and local dimensions of culture(s) : a theoretical perspective -- 2. Morocco at the crossroads : context as cultural mosaic -- 3. Cosmopolitanism, schizophrenia, and cultural proximity : production of Femmes Du Maroc and Citadine -- 4. The desire to "consume local" -- 5. Hybridity is dis/content : inside women's magazines -- Conclusion : local voices, global choices.
Summary "In Through a Local Prism, Loubna H. Skalli explores the forces of global cosmopolitanism, European and American, as they collide with local definitions of self, gender, and community in the Arab and Muslim culture."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Mass media -- Social aspects -- Morocco.
Women's periodicals, French -- Morocco.
Women's periodicals, Arabic -- Morocco.
Mass media and culture -- Morocco.
Mass media and women -- Morocco.
Culture and globalization -- Morocco.
Cultural fusion -- Morocco.
Women -- Morocco -- Identity.
Standard Number 9780739111949
ISBN 0739111949 (cloth : alk. paper)