Transnational Lives And The Media: Re-Imagining Diasporas

Hardcover | August 15, 2007

EditorOlga G. Bailey, Myria Georgiou, R. Harindranath

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This collection offers a comprehensive account of the relation between diaspora and media cultures drawing from traditional and innovative theoretical and empirical approaches illustrated by original case studies. It analyzes the dilemmas of the field, the tensions and promises of the politics of transnational communication and diasporas, the consumption of national and transnational media by diasporas communities, and the views of non-governmental organizations on issues of the politics of participation and representation of ethnic minorities in the media.

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This collection offers a comprehensive account of the relation between diaspora and media cultures drawing from traditional and innovative theoretical and empirical approaches illustrated by original case studies. It analyzes the dilemmas of the field, the tensions and promises of the politics of transnational communication and diaspor...

OLGA G. BAILEY is at the Institute of Cultural Analysis, Nottingham Trent University, UK. She has published essays on global audiences, environmentalism and journalistic practices, and the consumption of new technologies. Her latest publication with Dr. Harindranath is the chapter Racialized 'Other': the representation of asylum seeke...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:August 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230019838

ISBN - 13:9780230019836

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Acknowledgements * Notes on Contributors * Introduction: Exploration of Diaspora in the Context of Media Culture--O.G.Bailey, M.Georgiou & R.Harindranath * PART 1: CONCEPTUAL AND EPISTEMOLOGICAL EXPLORATIONS * Transnational Crossroads for Media and Diaspora: Three Challenges for Research--M.Georgiou * Diaspora, Multiculturalism and Transnational Media: The Case of Zee TV--S.Fazal * Art in the Age of Siege--N.Papastergiadis * Re-imagining Diaspora through Ethno-mimesis: Humiliation, Human Dignity and Belonging--M.O'Neill * PART 2: DIASPORIC POLITICS: TENSIONS AND PROMISES * Transnational Islam and the Internet--E.Siapera * The Sámi Media, State Broadcasting and Transnational Indigeneity--L.Markelin & C.Husband * Refugee Communities and the Politics of Cultural Identity--R.Harindranath * Ethnic Media, Transnational Politics: Turnish Migrant Media in Germany--K.Kosnick * PART 3: TRANSNATIONAL LIVES AND THE MEDIA * Diasporic Mediated Spaces--S.de Leeuw & I.Rydin * Diaspora: An Urban Communication Paradigm--G.Gumpert & S.Drucker * Latin Americans, Identities, and Media in Britain--O.G.Bailey * All that Diaspora Allows: Film Between Queer and Diaspora--G.Needham * PART 4: VOICES ACROSS CULTURAL AND POLITICAL DIASPORIC MEDIA SPACE * Equal Participation of Ethnic Minorities in the Media: The Case of the Netherlands--S.Bink * Muslim Communities and the Media in France--M.Colin * Media and the Ethnic/Religious Minorities--B.Quraishy * Ethnic Media in USA: Giant Hidden in Plain Sight--S.Roy & S.Close * Ambiguous Voices: Western Media and Refugees--A.C.Ndongozi * Mediam'Rad - Ethnic Media in Europe--R.Blion * Bibliography * Index