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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.
1. Mapping Diasporic Mediascapes Section I. Film, Radio, Television, Video 2. National, Nostalgia and Bollywood: In the tracks of Twice-Displaced Community 3. Scattered Voices, Global Vision: Indigenous Peoples and the New Media Nation4. Narrowcasting in Diaspora: Middle Eastern Television in Los Angeles5. Mi Programa es su Programa: Tele/Visions of a Spanish-Language Diaspora in North America 6. Diaspora, Homeland and Communication Technologies 7. Banal Transnationalism: The Difference that Television Makes 8. Video and Macedonians in Australia9. Actually Existing Hybridity: Vietnamese Diasporic Music Video Section II Computer Mediated Communication 10. Communication and Diasporic Islam: A Virtual Ummah?11. Globalization and Hybridity: The Construction of Greekness on the Internet 13. Rhodesians in Hyperspace: The Maintenance of national and cultural identity14. The Movements for Free Tibet: Cyberspace and the Ambivalence of Cultural Translation 15. Ghanaian Seventh Day Adventists On and Offline: Problematising the Virtual Communities Discourse