Floating Lives

Floating Lives

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

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 culturesa€”and demonstrates experiences common to diasporic communities worldwide.Gillespie will often throw up more questions than she answers. For instance, if boys are generally condescending about Indian traditions and Hindi filmsa#39; unrealistic modes, how could the whole family group (boys as well as girls) watch soanbsp;...

Title:Floating Lives
Author:Stuart Cunningham, John Sinclair
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2001-06-06


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming