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Channeling Moroccanness: Language and the Media of Sociality

Becky L. Schulthies


What does it mean to connect as Moroccans via mass media when there is widespread feeling of communicative failure? This book approaches the question by exploring situated talk about communicative failure, which speaks to how Moroccans seek to shape social and political relations in urban Fez. Over the last decade, laments of language and media failure in Fez have focused on communicative channels and were not just about social relations that used to be and had been lost, but also what ought to be and had yet to be realized. These channels, or mediums that connected people, ranged from objects ... More

Keywords: Arabic, communicative channel, ethnography, Morocco, media, sociality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780823289714
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823289714.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Becky L. Schulthies, author
Rutgers University