Censorship in the Arab World: An Annotated Bibliography

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Scarecrow Press, 2006 - Political Science - 147 pages
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This is the first bibliography exclusively devoted to censorship in the Arab world. It includes items in such areas as academic freedom; book banning; book trade; copyright and intellectual property; freedom of information, communication, and expression; freedom of the press and politics; intellectual freedom; the Internet; journalistic ethics; laws and legislation; libraries; library acquisitions; literature; privacy; radio and television; and theater and film. More than 650 items are included in this bibliography ranging from books, scholarly journal articles, and chapters in books to doctoral dissertations, conference papers, and articles in scholarly dictionaries and encyclopedias in Arabic, English, French, and several other languages published between 1960 and 2004. Extensive cross-references are provided at the end of each chapter and an author and title index are also included. This is an indispensable guide for students, educators, researchers, journalists, policy makers, and the general public interested in uncovering the realities of censorship in the Arab world.

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Contents

General Works
1
Algeria
22
Bahrain
31
Union of the Comoros
32
Djibouti
33
Egypt
34
Iraq
54
Jordan
57
Palestine
80
Qatar
97
Saudi Arabia
99
Somalia
105
Sudan
107
Syria
110
Tunisia
114
United Arab Emirates
118

Kuwait
62
Lebanon
65
Libya
71
Mauritania
72
Morocco
74
Oman
78
Yemen
120
Author Index
123
Title Index
131
About the Authors
147
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About the author (2006)

Mona A. Nsouli is Head Librarian and Associate Director at the Institute for Palestine Studies, Beirut, Lebanon.

Lokman I. Meho is Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science at Indiana University, Bloomington.

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