The Media of Diaspora

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Karim Haiderali Karim
Psychology Press, 2003 - History - 236 pages
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The Media of Diaspora examines 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.
 

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Contents

in the tracks of a twicedisplaced
21
indigenous peoples and the
36
Middle Eastern television in Ixis Angeles
51
Diaspora homeland and communication technologies
76
the differenee that television makes
89
Vietnamese diasporic music video
119
a virtual ummah?
135
online magazines
148
the construction of Greekness
162
the maintenance of a national
177
problematising
203
lndcv
233
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About the author (2003)

Karim H. Karim is Associate Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at Carlton University in Ottawa, Canada. He previously worked as a multiculturalsm policy analyst. His book Islamic Peril: Media and Global Violence won the 2001 Robinson Prize. He has also written on diasporic cummunication, the social contexts of technology, new media policies, multiculturalism, and social development in Muslim societies.