The romance of Tahliyya Street youth culture, commodities and the use of public space in Jiddah

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Abstract

Whether in Benetton or Esprit shops, McDonald's, Sbarro's or al-Basateen Shopping Center - the hip hangout on Tahliyya Street - commoditized spaces in Jiddah provide opportunities for upper and middle class urban youth to evade or resist the cultural norms of state, religious and familial authorities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-31
Number of pages2
JournalMiddle East Report
Issue number204
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1997
Externally publishedYes

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