Comparative Islamic Studies, Vol 12, No 1-2 (2016)

Female Activism and Leadership through Social Media in Egypt during the Arab Spring: Nawara Negm’s Blog

Samar Barghouthi
Issued Date: 28 Aug 2019


This article provides a detailed analysis of the blog of an Egyptian female activist, Nawara Negm, during the critical period of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. The analysis presents the contents of the blog thematically, through identifying strategies and values and in terms of the author’s shifting terminology by undertaking a quantitative and qualitative analysis of Negm’s changing lexicon. The intersection of gender, nationalism, political activism, and Islam make this individual and her blog important examples of new spaces for the female voice in Arab Muslim contexts.

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DOI: 10.1558/cis.34856


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