Media and Communication in the Chinese Diaspora

Media and Communication in the Chinese Diaspora

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The rise of China has brought about a dramatic increase in the rate of migration from mainland China. At the same time, the Chinese government has embarked on a full-scale push for the internationalisation of Chinese media and culture. Media and communication have therefore become crucial factors in shaping the increasingly fraught politics of transnational Chinese communities. This book explores the changing nature of these communities, and reveals their dynamic and complex relationship to the media in a range of countries worldwide. Overall, the book highlights a number of ways in which China's qgoing globalq policy interacts with other factors in significantly reshaping the content and contours of the diasporic Chinese media landscape. In doing so, this book constitutes a major rethinking of Chinese transnationalism in the twenty-first century.Vivian, Cathy, Johnny, and his girlfriend Xiumei use QQ, the popular Chinese equivalent to Facebook. ... This type of webcam usage attempts to replicate the conditions of a more a€œnaturala€ co-presence in the same home, where intimacy isanbsp;...

Title:Media and Communication in the Chinese Diaspora
Author:Wanning Sun, John Sinclair
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-08-28


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