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Transforming Communication About Culture

Transforming Communication About Culture
Critical New Directions

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October 2001 | 320 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Transforming Communication About Culture includes thought-provoking contributions about the ways in which people's lives and experiences across the globe are being transformed by technological changes, media institutions, political ideologies, and social forces.

M.J. Collier
Transforming Communication About Culture: An Introduction
E. Fujimoto
1. Japanese-ness, Whiteness, and the "Other" in Japan's Internationalization
H.C. Chang
2. From "Orphan of Asia" to "Moses Coming Out of Egypt": A Metaphorical Analysis of the Transformation of Taiwan's Political Identity
S. Malhotra & R.D. Crabtree
3. Gender, (Inter)Nationl(alization), and Culture: Implications of the Privatization of Television in India
A. Roy
4. Indian Press's Response to International Satellite Television in India: A Textual Analysis
K.E. Supriya
5. The Language of Honor (izzat) and Shame (sharm): National and Gender Identities in Apna Ghar (Our Home)
S. Moorti
6. Queering the Nation: Diasporic Cinema and Media Definitions of Indian Femininity
M. Schiffman & F.A. Subervi-Velez
7. Targeting the Latino Vote in 2000, Part 1: The Construction of Latinos and Latino Issues
K.D. Hay & S.L. Kline
8. Traveling Identities in Joking Performances: Peril and Play in an Arab-American Community
M.J. Collier et al
9. Dialogue on the Edges: Ferment in Communication and Culture
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Editor
About the Contributors
Key features
  •  Blends disciplinary approaches and methodologies to reach a wider audience.
  • Features representation from scholars outside of the United States and more representation from scholars studying marginalized and oppressed groups in the U.S. and elsewhere.
  • The book's theme reflects a series of dialectic tensions being identified by scholars relating to groups valuing and needing to be recognized as international citizens as well as maintaining a national identity, and/or, balancing ethnic identities in the context of changing national boundaries or national policies.

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