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Migration, Media, and Global-Local Spaces (Hardcover) (Esther Chin)

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This book explores how we define our social spaces in a world of globalization, cultural diversity, and media convergence. It invites us to consider how each of us relates to multiple people and places worldwide through migration and media. Critiquing our focus on nation, state, and particular countries of origin and settlement, this book offers a new conceptual approach to study contemporary migration and media. Drawing on in-depth interviews with Singaporean university students in Melbourne, Australia, this book details how we organize our social relations into diverse configurations of global and local spaces. This book aims to help university students, researchers, and members of the public to think more critically about how we develop our mental maps of the world, experience the migration of others and ourselves, and shape our media environments.

Number of Pages: 234
Genre: Political Science, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Emigration + Immigration, History + Theory, Globalization
Series Title: Palgrave Macmillan Series in International Political Communication
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Esther Chin
Language: English
Street Date: January 27, 2016
TCIN: 50606505
UPC: 9781137558565
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-9724
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