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Israel in the Iranian Media: Demonizing the "Zionist Regime"
Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, The Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) has espoused an official policy of anti-Zionism, which is frequently punctuated with blatant anti-Semitism. This paper examines the discursive manifestation ...
Coping with Stigmatised Linguistic Identities: Identity Threat and Ethnolinguistic Vitality among Andalusians
(Taylor and Francis/ Routledge, 2013)
This study is an investigation of the impact of language stigma for identity functioning among speakers of Andalusian Spanish. Fifteen Andalusian Spaniards were interviewed using a semi- structured interview schedule. ...
Threat, Victimhood and Peace: Debating the 2011 Palestinian UN State Membership Bid
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been described as one of the most intractable in the world. This article firstly provides an overview of the socio-political events that led up to the Palestinian UN state membership ...
UK Media Representations of Carbon Capture and Storage: Actors, Frames and Metaphors
(Metaphor and the Social World, 2013)
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a climate change mitigation technology which has had a rather chequered history in British policy making and in the British public sphere. This article deals with the neglected topic of ...
Arranged Marriage, Identity and Psychological Wellbeing among British Asian Gay Men
(Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 2013)
The cultural expectation of an arranged heterosexual marriage poses social and psychological challenges for British Asian gay men. This article examines the diary accounts of twelve British Asian gay men concerning their ...
Delegitimizing Jews and Israel in Iran's International Holocaust Cartoon Contest.
(Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 2013)
In 2006, the Iranian government-aligned newspaper Hamshahri sponsored The International Holocaust Cartoon Contest. The stated aim of the contest was to denounce “Western hypocrisy on freedom of speech,” and to challenge ...