Floating Lives: The Media and Asian Diasporas (Critical Media Studies: Institutions, Politics, and Culture)
- Publish Date: 2001-05-25
- Binding: Paperback
Floating Lives is a unique examination of media and communication within diasporic ethnic communities, using in-depth studies of some of Australia's main Asian diasporic groups: the Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, and Thai communities. Going beyond conventional cross-cultural studies of mainstream media consumption, this book explores the ethnic community as a determining force in negotiating new hybrid identities and culturesand demonstrates experiences common to diasporic communities worldwide.