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Mobile communication and low-skilled migrants' acculturation to cosmopolitan Singapore

Author: Rajiv George Aricat; Richard Seyler Ling
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
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"A socially situated exploration of South Asian migrants in Singapore that critically examines migrants' negotiations of cultural identity, power, and friendship networks in mediated mobile phone spaces"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Aricat, Rajiv George.
Mobile communication and low-skilled migrants' acculturation to cosmopolitan Singapore.
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
(DLC) 2018007315
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rajiv George Aricat; Richard Seyler Ling
ISBN: 9781498552516 149855251X
OCLC Number: 1027733088
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Labor migration and ICT --
Social science of technology appropriation and impact --
Acculturation and mobile communication --
Methods --
Mobile phone appropriation --
Acculturation and adaptation.
Responsibility: Rajiv George Aricat and Rich Ling.

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