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Transnational migrations in the Asia-Pacific : transformative experiences in the age of digital media

Author: Catherine Gomes; Brenda S A Yeoh
Publisher: London : Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018.
Series: Media, culture and communication in Asia-Pacific societies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book uses digital ethnography to study critically the impact of digital media on transnational migrations, using case studies on diverse topics including transient migrants, gender and religion, ethnic migrants, refugees, intergenerational relationships, and transnational relationships across the borders of space and time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Transnational migrations in the Asia-Pacific.
London : Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018
(OCoLC)1027835799
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Gomes; Brenda S A Yeoh
ISBN: 9781786605542 1786605546
OCLC Number: 1043555582
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Transnational Migrations in the Asia-Pacific; Transnational Migrations in the Asia-Pacific: Transformative Experiences in the Age of Digital Media; Copyright page; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; THE NEW CHALLENGES DIGITAL MEDIA CREATES IN UNDERSTANDING THE TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION EXPERIENCE; Chapter 1; Navigating Online Down Under; Not Just a Physical Journey; Definition of Digital Journeys; Internal Factors Driving Digital Journeys; External Factors That Impact on Digital Journeys; International Students in Australia The Digital Journeys of International Students in AustraliaFactors Impacting on the Digital Journeys of International Students; Conclusions: Implications for Practice; References; Chapter 2; Bridging Parental Expectations and Children's Aspirations; Technologically Mediated Communication and the Transnational Family; Emotion Work and the Transnational Family; Methodology; Findings and Discussion; Conclusion; Notes; References; NEW FORMS OF AGENCY FACILITATED BY DIGITAL MEDIA; Chapter 3; Fight Back through Facebook; Facebook Transforming Kinship Relations Facebook Transforming Women's Transgressive CommunicationFacebook and the Field Site; Three Non-Normative Mothers: Contending with Marginalisation; Mak Juni: Assertive Single Mum; Mak Lulu: Unperturbed and Unrepentant; Mak Arief: Righteous Muslim Woman Betrayed by Hypocrites; Venting and Garnering Support; Conclusion: Fighting Back; References; Chapter 4; Indian Migrants and Their Transnational Families; Communication in the Transnational Family and the Migration Experience; Studying Migration and Communication among Recent Indian Migrants to Australia; Money as a Medium of Communication The Experience of Migration and the Transnational FamilyConclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 5; A Sense of Belonging; Migration and Social Media; Latin American Migration and Communities in Australia; Methodology: A Case Study of 'Latin Stories Australia'; Findings and Discussion; The Use of Social Media as a Space to Facilitate a Sense of Belonging; The Use of Social Media as a Space of Agency; Conclusion; Notes; References; THE EXPERIENCES OF DIGITAL MEDIA TO ALTER RELATIONSHIPS IN THE TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION EXPERIENCE; Chapter 6; Social Media and the Refugee Experience The Home Lands Project: An Innovative Approach to Positive Settlement ExperiencesInequalities of Access and the Challenges of Communicating Across Distance; Transformations of Online Sociality; Navigating Here and There, Past and Present; Discussion: The Transformative Impacts of Social Media; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7; Beyond Emoji Play; Researching Paralinguistics Ethnographically; Emojis, Stamps and the Politics of Affective Labour; Conclusion: Emotions at a Distance; References; Chapter 8; Migrant Mothers and Left-Behind Families
Series Title: Media, culture and communication in Asia-Pacific societies.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Gomes and Brenda S.A. Yeoh.

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