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JCU Authors Bibliography

Donatella Della Ratta

Publications from 2012 on

Della Ratta, Donatella, Geert Lovink, Teresa Numerico, and Peter Sarram. 2021. “Fear and Loathing of the Online Self: A Savage Journey into the Heart of Digital Cultures.” In Aesthetics and Politics of the Online Self : A Savage Journey into the Heart of Digital Cultures, 1–25.

Della Ratta, Donatella, and Peter Sarram. 2021. “Reflecting on the Online Self through the Looking-Glass: From Auto-Ethnography to Empathic Criticism.” In Aesthetics and Politics of the Online Self : A Savage Journey into the Heart of Digital Cultures, 195–221.

Sarram, Peter, Donatella Della Ratta, Geert Lovink, and Teresa Numerico. 2021. The Aesthetics and Politics of the Online Self: A Savage Journey into the Heart of Digital Cultures. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2018. Shooting a Revolution: Visual Media and Warfare in Syria. London: Pluto Press.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2017a. “Expanded Places: Redefining Media Production in the Age of Networked Violence.” International Journal of Cultural Studies.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2017b. “On the Narrative of the Arab D.I.Y. Revolutions and How It Fits into Our Neoliberal Times.” In Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth: Hard Times Today, edited by Pete Bennett and Julian McDougall, 139–55. New York, N.Y.: Routledge. 

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2017c. “The Unbearable Lightness of the Image: Unfinished Thoughts on Filming in Contemporary Syria.” Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication 10 (2/3): 109–32.

Della Ratta, Donatella, and Augusto Valeriani. 2017. “Just a Bunch of (Arab) Geeks? How an Élite of ‘techies’ Shaped a Digital Culture in the Arab Region and Contributed to the Making of the Arab Uprisings.” In Arab Subcultures: Transformations in Theory and Practice, edited by Tarik Sabry and Layal Ftouni. Library of Modern Middle East Studies, 62-86. London: I.B.Tauris. 

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2016. “Un doppio padrino made in Siria: Televisione, politica e circolazione delle telenovela nel mondo panarabo.” In Telenovela oggi, 49–57. Milano: Link.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2015a. “Tarek Ben Ammar: The Networked Entrepreneu.” In Arab Media Moguls, edited by Naomi Sakr and Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen, 129–46. London: I.B. Tauris.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2015b. “Violence and Visibility in Contemporary Syria: An Ethnography of the ‘Expanded Places'.” CyberOrient 9 (1). 

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2015c. “The Wisper Strategy: How Syrian Drama Makers Shape Television Fiction in the Context of Authoritarianism and Commodification.” In Syria from Reform to Revolt, edited by Leif Stenberg and Christa Salamandra 53-76. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.

Della Ratta, Donatella, Naomi Sakr, and Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen, eds. 2015. Arab Media Moguls. London: I.B.Tauris.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2014a. La fiction siriana. Mercato e politica della televisione nell’era degli Asad. Roma: Reset.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2014b. “Making Real-Time Drama: The Political Economy of Cultural Production in Syria’s Uprising”. PARGC Paper 2, Fall. 

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2014c. “Mind the Gap: Bridging Knowledge and Practices of Activism at the Fourth Arab Blogger Meeting.Jadaliyya 7. 

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2012a. “Dramas of the Authoritarian State.” February. 

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2012b. “The Syria Leaks.” Jadaliyya, February 22. 

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2012c. “Syrian Hands Raised: User Generated Creativity Between Citizenship and Dissent.” J a D a L I Y Y a, no. October, 31. 

Della Ratta, Donatella, and Augusto Valeriani. 2012. “Remixing the Spring! Connective Leadership and Read-Write Practices in the 2011 Arab Uprisings.” CyberOrient 6 (1). 

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2009a. “NonWestern Media and the EU: Perspectives from Al Jazeera.” In External Perceptions of the European Union as a Global Actor, edited by Sonia Lucarelli and Lorenzo Fioramonti. London: Routledge.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2009b. “Occidente dai media arabi.” In Media arabi e cultura nel Mediterraneo, edited by Domenico Nummari and Ornella Milella. Roma: Gangemi.

Della Ratta, Donatella, and Augusto Valeriani, eds. 2009. Un Hussein alla Casa Bianca. Cosa pensa il mondo arabo di Barack Obama. Odoya storia 5. Milano: Odoya.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2007. “E’ possibile la cooperazione audiovisiva nel Mediterraneo?” In Mediterraneo, edited by Danilo Zolo. Feltrinelli.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2005. Al Jazeera: Media e società arabe nel nuovo millennio. Milano: B. Mondadori.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2004a. “Le news televisive nel mondo arabo prima e dopo il conflitto in Iraq.” In Schermi di guerra. Le responsabilità della comunicazione audiovisiva, edited by Antonio Medici, Roma, 113-128. Roma: Ediesse.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2004b. “Perchè Al Jazeera è un network glocal.” In Glocal. Sul presente a venire, edited by Franciscu Sedda, 169. Roma: Luca Sossella.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2004c. “La televisione digitale nei paesi arabi.” In La  tv  che  non  c’è.  Scenari  dell’innovazione  televisiva  in  Europa  e  nel Mediterraneo, edited by Gino Frezza and Michele Sorice. Salerno: Edizioni 10/17.

Della Ratta, Donatella. 2000. Media Oriente: modelli, strategie e tecnologie nelle nuove televisioni arabe. Roma: Edizioni SEAM.