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Media and migration through the lens of mediatization and transnationalism

Andersson, Magnus LU (2012) International Communication Association annual conference, Phoenix Arizona 24-28 May 2012
Abstract (Swedish)
In present paper, the debates around mediatization and transnationalism constitute the backdrop for a discussion on the media and communication practices among Swedish expatriates in the Netherlands and forced migrants from Bosnia in Sweden. The complex relationship between (transnational) identity, place and mobility is studied at three intersections between media and migration: (1) creativity and connection-making, (2) The boundaries of mediated freedom and (3) the transnational production of locality. The paper stresses the importance of a contextual and non-media-centric perspective (see Morley, 2009); it is in agents’ daily activities – where media practices and social practices are interwoven with each other – the interplay between... (More)
In present paper, the debates around mediatization and transnationalism constitute the backdrop for a discussion on the media and communication practices among Swedish expatriates in the Netherlands and forced migrants from Bosnia in Sweden. The complex relationship between (transnational) identity, place and mobility is studied at three intersections between media and migration: (1) creativity and connection-making, (2) The boundaries of mediated freedom and (3) the transnational production of locality. The paper stresses the importance of a contextual and non-media-centric perspective (see Morley, 2009); it is in agents’ daily activities – where media practices and social practices are interwoven with each other – the interplay between processes of deterritorialization and reterritorialization takes place. (Less)
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  abstract     = {In present paper, the debates around mediatization and transnationalism constitute the backdrop for a discussion on the media and communication practices among Swedish expatriates in the Netherlands and forced migrants from Bosnia in Sweden. The complex relationship between (transnational) identity, place and mobility is studied at three intersections between media and migration: (1) creativity and connection-making, (2) The boundaries of mediated freedom and (3) the transnational production of locality. The paper stresses the importance of a contextual and non-media-centric perspective (see Morley, 2009); it is in agents’ daily activities – where media practices and social practices are interwoven with each other – the interplay between processes of deterritorialization and reterritorialization takes place.},
  author       = {Andersson, Magnus},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {05},
  title        = {Media and migration through the lens of mediatization and transnationalism},
  year         = {2012},
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