‘We see our people suffering’: the war, the mass media and the reproduction of Muslim identity among youth

@article{Gney2010WeSO,
  title={‘We see our people suffering’: the war, the mass media and the reproduction of Muslim identity among youth},
  author={{\"U}lk{\"u} G{\"u}ney},
  journal={Media, War \& Conflict},
  year={2010},
  volume={3},
  pages={168 - 181}
}
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