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 culturesaand 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;...
|Author||:||Stuart Cunningham, John Sinclair|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 2001-06-06|