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journal for qualitative research

ISSN 1211-5770
Registration code MK ČR: E 8364
Published by the civil association Casopis Biograf
Krompach 26, 47157
ICO: 27003213
Two issues per year.
Editor-in-chief: Barbora Spalová (

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Media, wars and identities: Broadcasting Islam, Muslims and the Middle East

Baudouin Dupret, Jiří Nekvapil, Ivan Leudar, eds. (2007) "Media, wars and identities: Broadcasting Islam, Muslims and the Middle East". Ethnographic Studies, No 9 The contributions to the first part of this two-part issue of Ethnographic Studies focus on the practices of public discourse pertinent to conflicts and identities in the Arab and Muslim world. They all take an ethnomethodological stance, which reveals the illusionary character of any ‘culturalist’ interpretation of conflicts related to the Middle-East and Islam of the kind proposed, for example, by Huntington. It instead points to the close association of the categorization processes, the audiences toward which speeches are oriented, and the media used. The issue is available at:

created: 23. 1. 2008 - Jiří Nekvapil