Imagining the global transnational media and popular culture beyond East and West

"Based on a series of case studies of globally distributed media and their reception in different parts of the world, Imagining the Global reflects on what contemporary global culture can teach us about transnational cultural dynamics in the 21st century. A focused multisited cultural analysis...

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Main Author: Darling-Wolf, Fabienne
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ann Arbor The University of Michigan Press [2015]©2015, 2015
Series:New media world
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:"Based on a series of case studies of globally distributed media and their reception in different parts of the world, Imagining the Global reflects on what contemporary global culture can teach us about transnational cultural dynamics in the 21st century. A focused multisited cultural analysis that reflects on the symbiotic relationship between the local, the national, and the global, it also explores how individuals' consumption of global media shapes their imagination of both faraway places and their own local lives. Chosen for their continuing influence, historical relationships, and different geopolitical positions, the case sites of France, Japan, and the United States provide opportunites to move beyond the common dichotomies between East and West, or United States and 'the rest'. From a theoretical point of view, Imagining the Global endeavors to answer the question of how one locale can help us understand another locale"--Back cover
Physical Description:vi, 192 pages illustrations
ISBN:9780472900152
9780472052431
9780472072439
0472072439
0472900153
0472052438