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Transforming Communication About Culture
Critical New Directions

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October 2001 | 320 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Transforming Communication About Culture includes thought-provoking contributions about the ways in which people's lives and experiences across the globe are being transformed by technological changes, media institutions, political ideologies, and social forces.
 
Acknowledgements
M.J. Collier
Transforming Communication About Culture: An Introduction
E. Fujimoto
1. Japanese-ness, Whiteness, and the "Other" in Japan's Internationalization
H.C. Chang
2. From "Orphan of Asia" to "Moses Coming Out of Egypt": A Metaphorical Analysis of the Transformation of Taiwan's Political Identity
S. Malhotra & R.D. Crabtree
3. Gender, (Inter)Nationl(alization), and Culture: Implications of the Privatization of Television in India
A. Roy
4. Indian Press's Response to International Satellite Television in India: A Textual Analysis
K.E. Supriya
5. The Language of Honor (izzat) and Shame (sharm): National and Gender Identities in Apna Ghar (Our Home)
S. Moorti
6. Queering the Nation: Diasporic Cinema and Media Definitions of Indian Femininity
M. Schiffman & F.A. Subervi-Velez
7. Targeting the Latino Vote in 2000, Part 1: The Construction of Latinos and Latino Issues
K.D. Hay & S.L. Kline
8. Traveling Identities in Joking Performances: Peril and Play in an Arab-American Community
M.J. Collier et al
9. Dialogue on the Edges: Ferment in Communication and Culture
 
Author Index
 
Subject Index
 
About the Editor
 
About the Contributors

Mary Jane Collier

Mary Jane Collier (Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1982) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Human Communication Studies, School of Communication, at the University of Denver. Her research interests focus on such cultural identities and discourses across multiple contexts. Her work appears in such journals as: Communication Monographs, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Communication Quarterly, and Howard Journal of Communication, and in various scholarly books and texts. More About Author

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