The Media of Diaspora: Mapping the Globe by Karim H. KarimThe Media of Diaspora: Mapping the Globe by Karim H. Karim

The Media of Diaspora: Mapping the Globe

EditorKarim H. Karim, H. Karim

Paperback | May 30, 2003

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The Media of Diasporaexamines how diasporic communities have used new communications media to maintain and develop community ties on a local and transnational level. This collection of essays from a wide range of different diasporic contexts is a unique contribution to the field.
Karim H. Karimis Associate Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at Carlton University in Ottawa, Canada. He previously worked as a multiculturalsm policy analyst. His bookIslamic Peril: Media and Global Violencewon the 2001 Robinson Prize. He has also written on diasporic cummunication, the social contexts of technol...
Title:The Media of Diaspora: Mapping the GlobeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.8 inPublished:May 30, 2003Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415406757

ISBN - 13:9780415406758


Table of Contents

1. Mapping Diasporic Mediascapes  Section I. Film, Radio, Television, Video 2. National, Nostalgia and Bollywood: In the tracks of Twice-Displaced Community  3. Scattered Voices, Global Vision: Indigenous Peoples and the New Media Nation 4. Narrowcasting in Diaspora: Middle Eastern Television in Los Angeles 5. Mi Programa es su Programa: Tele/Visions of a Spanish-Language Diaspora in North America  6. Diaspora, Homeland and Communication Technologies  7. Banal Transnationalism: The Difference that Television Makes  8. Video and Macedonians in Australia 9. Actually Existing Hybridity: Vietnamese Diasporic Music Video  Section II Computer Mediated Communication  10. Communication and Diasporic Islam: A Virtual Ummah? 11. Globalization and Hybridity: The Construction of Greekness on the Internet  13. Rhodesians in Hyperspace: The Maintenance of national and cultural identity 14. The Movements for Free Tibet: Cyberspace and the Ambivalence of Cultural Translation 15. Ghanaian Seventh Day Adventists On and Offline: Problematising the Virtual Communities Discourse