Floating Lives: The Media and Asian Diasporas / Edition 272 available in Paperback
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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Floating Lives is a unique examination of media and communication within diasporic ethnic communities, using in-depth studies of some of Australia's main Asian diasporic groups: the Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, and Thai communities. Going beyond conventional cross-cultural studies of mainstream media consumption, this book explores the ethnic community as a determining force in negotiating new hybrid identities and culturesand demonstrates experiences common to diasporic communities worldwide.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Critical Media Studies: Institutions, Politics, and Culture Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.36(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.68(d)|
About the Author
Stuart Cunningham is professor and head of the School of Media and Journalism, Queensland University of Technology, and a deputy director of the Australian Key Centre for Cultural and Media Policy. John Sinclair is professor in the Department of Communication, Language, and Cultural Studies at Victoria University of Technology in Melbourne.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Diasporas and the Media Chapter 2 Chinese Cosmopolitanism and Media Use Chapter 3 Popular Media of the Vietnamese Diaspora Chapter 4 Bollywood Down Under: Fiji Indian Cultural History and Popular Assertion Chapter 5 Mi Arai Mai Mai Mai? Thai-Australian Video Ways