Bibliography

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2007
Theatre, performance and new media in Africa, Susan Arndt; Eckhard Breitinger; Marek Spitczok von Brisinski , (2007) Abstract
2006
Media and the Chinese Diaspora: Community, Communications and Commerce, Sun, Wanning , 2006///, Issue London, London, p.220, (2006)

This book examines the key role of the media in the Chinese diaspora.
It focuses especially on the media's role in communication, in fostering a sense of community, in defining different kinds of "transnational Chineseness" - overseas Chinese communities are often very different from one country to another - and in showing how media communication is linked to commerce, which is often a key activity of the overseas Chinese.

2002
Media Worlds: Anthropology on New Terrain, eds. Faye Ginsburg; Lila Abu-Lughod; Brian Larkin , Berkeley and Los Angeles, (2002) Abstract
The Anthropology of Media: A Reader, eds. Kelly Askew; Richard R. Wilk , Malden, MA, (2002) Abstract
2001
Media and Globalization: Why the State Matters, Morris, Nancy; Waisbord, Silvio R , 2001///, Issue Lanham, MD, p.197, (2001)

Media and Globalization shows why the state matters to media and telecommunications industries in a globalizing world: governments control and regulate these industries in important ways and states remain central arenas for policymaking and international agreements. Using case studies drawn from around the world, this book sheds light on the extent of state power in the face of transnational pressures and explores policy, economics, and culture as they factor into media globalization.

1996
Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization, Appadurai, Arjun , 1996///, Issue Minneapoli, p. - 229, (1996)

Offering a new framework for the cultural study of globalization, Modernity at Large shows how the imagination works as a social force in today's world, providing new resources for identity and energies for creating alternatives to the nation-state, whose era some see as coming to an end. Appadurai examines the current epoch of globalization, which is characterized by the win forces of mass migration and electronic mediation, and provides fresh ways of looking at popular consumption patters, debates about multiculturalism, and ethnic violence. He considers the way images--of lifestyles, popular culture, and self-representation--circulate internationally through the media and are often borrowed in surprising (to their originators) and inventive fashions.

Media Ownership and Control in the Age of Convergence, International Institute of Communications, , 1996///, Issue London, p. - 303, (1996)

Includes chapters on broadcasting and mass media in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Latin America, Russia, South Africa, South East Asia, United Kingdom, and the United States.

1995
China Pop: How Soap Operas, Tabloids, and Bestsellers Are Transforming a Culture, Zha,Jianying , 1995///, Issue New York, p. - 210, (1995)

Zha examines the ways in which the proliferation of pop culture and mass media is changing traditional Chinese society.