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From despotism to democracy : reporting Iraq's January 2005 election in the Australian and Middle Eastern print media
It is only in recent times that the magnitude of Ancient Mesopotamia’s contribution to language, agriculture, modern thought and urbane society has begun to be understood. Most relevant to this studyExpand
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Heritage Destruction and Spikes in Violence: The Case of Iraq
This chapter uses Iraq as a case study to investigate the complex inter-relationships between cultural and historical destruction on the one hand, and identity politics and sectarian violence on theExpand
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Towards understanding what Australia’s Muslims really think
Over the past decade, issues concerning Islam and Muslims have featured prominently in public and media discourse. Much of this discourse is stereotypical, anecdotal and often unsubstantiated.Expand
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Manufacturing consent in Iraq : interference in the post-Saddam media sector
The toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003 saw Iraq's media sector shift from a handful of state-run media outlets that served as propaganda machines, to a vast array of Iraqi-owned newspapers, radioExpand
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The legacy of Iraq : from the 2003 war to the 'Islamic State'
This is a multi disciplinary reappraisal of the Iraq war and its ongoing difficult legacy. This edited collection reappraises Iraq 10 years on from a multi disciplinary perspective. One of the oftenExpand
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Targeting the Symbolic Dimension of Baathist Iraq: Cultural Destruction, Historical Memory, and National Identity
This article examines the systematic efforts to dismantle or destroy the symbolic dimension of the Baathist regime in Iraq since 2003. It argues that while the Baath were undeniably cruel andExpand
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Read all about it : the free press, the public sphere and democracy in Iraq
Despite a wealth of recent research which has detailed the impact that new media outlets and technologies have had on the Middle East’s nascent public sphere and its role in promoting democracy,Expand
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Discourses of democracy
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Democracy Building in Post-Saddam Iraq: 'Historical Memory' and 'Primitive Democracy'
Iraq’s long and complex past has played a particularly poignant role in establishing and legitimating the various political movements that have ascended to power since the nation state was firstExpand
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