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Media And Migration

Author : Russell King
ISBN : 9781134584055
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This title explores the close and vital relationship between the contemporary media and immigration. Drawing on newspapers, magazines, film, television and photography, the contributors examine the effects of mass media on migration behaviour and ethnic identity. Using examples from a range of countries, Media and Migration illustrates how the media intervenes to affect the reception migrants receive, how it stimulates prospective migrants to move and how it plays a dynamic role in the cultural politics and cultural identity of diasporic communities.

Aesthetic Practices And Politics In Media Music And Art

Author : Rocío G. Davis
ISBN : 9781136922114
Genre : Art
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This volume analyzes innovative forms of media and music (art installations, television commercials, photography, films, songs, telenovelas) to examine the performance of migration in contemporary culture. Though migration studies and media studies are ostensibly different fields, this transnational collection of essays addresses how their interconnection has shaped our understanding of the paradigms through which we think about migration, ethnicity, nation, and the transnational. Cultural representations intervene in collective beliefs. Art and media clearly influence the ways the experience of migration is articulated and recalled, intervening in individual perceptions as well as public policy. To understand the connection between migration and diverse media, the authors examine how migration is represented in film, television, music, and art, but also how media shape the ways in which host country and homeland are imagined. Among the topics considered are new mediated forms for representing migration, widening the perspective on the ways these representations may be analyzed; readings of enactments of memory in trans- and inter-disciplinary ways; and discussions of globalization and transnationalism, inviting us to rethink traditional borders in respect to migration, nation states, as well as disciplines.

Albanian Migrants

Author : Brikena Balli
ISBN : MSU:31293030628717
Genre : Albania
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Global Children Global Media

Author : Liesbeth de Block
ISBN : 0230506992
Genre : Social Science
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Children today are growing up in a world of global media, in which the voices of many cultures compete for attention. Increasing numbers of children are also citizens of the globe: they live in multicultural societies, many have migrated themselves and live within active diasporic and transnational networks. The authors offer a fresh perspective on the relationships between media, globalisation and contemporary childhood.

The Dragon The Taniwha

Author : Manying Ip
ISBN : 186940436X
Genre : Social Science
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Analyzing for the first time the relationship between the tangata whenua and the country’s earliest non-European immigrant group, this study investigates how two different marginalized groups in New Zealand society—the Maori and the Chinese—have interacted over the last 150 years. Various aspects are explored, such as how Maori newspapers have portrayed Chinese publications and vice versa, the changing demography of Chinese and Maori populations, Maori-Chinese marriages, and the ancient migration of both groups. The ethnically diverse contributors—from Maori to Chinese to European scholars—tackle numerous questions from many angles as well, such as Do the Maori resent Chinese immigrants? Do Chinese New Zealanders understand the role of the tangata whenua? and Have Maori and Chinese formed alliances based on common values and history? The result is an engaging portrait of the past and present relationships between two important peoples. Since race relations in New Zealand have usually been examined in terms of Maori and Pakeha, this unique exploration of Maori–Chinese relations portrays a much richer and more complex social fabric.

Handbook Of Research On Multicultural Education

Author : James A. Banks
ISBN : UOM:49015002974716
Genre : Business & Economics
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The second edition of the award-winning Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education brings together in one volume the major research and scholarship related to multicultural education that have developed since the field emerged more than forty years ago. This essential resource includes discussions and summaries of research using experimental and quasi-experimental designs, historical and philosophical inquiry, ethnographic studies, case studies, survey research, scholarship broadly defined, and insights gained from practice. A comprehensive resource, the Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education assembles the most distinguished and recognized scholars conducting research in a range of disciplines that comprise the foundations of multicultural education. In this second edition, twenty-nine classic chapters have been revised and updated and twenty new chapters have been added to reflect how the field has evolved since the first edition of the Handbook was published in 1995. This landmark volume describes and analyzes changes such as increased immigration to the United States and new developments in theory and research related to race, culture, ethnicity, and language. It addresses new issues such as findings on the increase in the number of interracial children and the characteristics of children of immigrant families. The educational implications of new research and trends are also discussed. The Handbook's forty-nine chapters are divided into twelve parts that clarify the meaning and boundaries of multicultural education. Topics covered include trends and developments, ethnic groups in historical and social science research, language issues, academic achievement, higher education, and international perspectives on multicultural education. The volume also offers comprehensive and balanced analyses of key controversies and debates in the field.

Books In Print

Author : R.R. Bowker Company
ISBN : UOM:39015054035236
Genre : American literature
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

The Politics Of Recognizing Difference

Author : R. D. Grillo
ISBN : 0754618919
Genre : Social Science
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Despite the fact that this book was written before the 2001 Italian general elections, the basic issues regarding multiculturalism and immigration policy undoubtedly remain of how Italians and immigrants view each other, and how the Italian form of pluralism differs, for example, from Scandinavia's. Convinced that social scientists can contribute to the sociopolitical agenda regarding difference, Grillo and Pratt (anthropology, U. of Sussex, UK) introduce 14 papers by European scholars offering case studies of topics including: racism under Italian fascism; immigrant participation in leftist politics; official, alternative, and media presentations of immigrants; local policies regarding female domestics; and Italian and Senegalese-Muslim perceptions of each other. Includes a politico-institutional map of Bologna. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Transnational Lives And The Media

Author : Olga G. Bailey
ISBN : 0230019838
Genre : Social Science
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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.

The American South In A Global World

Author : James L. Peacock
ISBN : UVA:X004861139
Genre : History
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These snapshots of globalization across a broad southern ground help redirect the study of the South in response to how the South itself is being reshaped by globalization in the twenty-first century. Eighteen historical and anthropological essays examine the social, political, economic, and geographical effects of globalization on the southern United States.

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