Cyber Culture Studies: Palestinian E-Resistance
New Scopes for Cultural Political Intervention
The Internet has evidently helped unearth dictatorships in the Arab-Islamic world by empowering the "silent and passive" masses.
Restrictions on information spread and exchange such as borders, distance and time have become insignificant.
The book zooms in on Palestinian e-resistance strategies.
It reads the Deleuzo-Guattarian "rhizome", theoretical model of mobility and change, to chart out a diversity of dynamic agendas and arguments which develop and diversify online.
This strategic mobility works in coherence with the quick economic and demographic changes that take place on the Palestinian territorial map itself.
The book, therefore, provides inspiring theoretical tools and analysis for understanding the dynamics of e-resistance exploring how the Palestinian cause is related to diverse aspects of life, inviting a deeper understanding and expanding its chances for getting international support.
This book should be useful for professionals in areas of social media and culture, resistance literature, Middle East studies and cyber philosophy, or anyone interested in exploring e-resistance and cultural-political e-empowerment
Ghada Alakhdar, a PhD student in cyber culture studies and assistant lecturer.
Ghada has taken up research on internet use habits, culture and social media theory since 2001.
She is also an English Language instructor, soft skills trainer and translator.