Online Social Behavior Collection: Cultural Identity And New Communication Technologies Political, Ethnic And Ideological Implications, 1st Edition

  • D. Ndirangu Wachanga
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  • ISBN-10: 1609605926
  • ISBN-13: 9781609605926
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 399 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This book presents a careful blend of conceptual, theoretical and applied research in new communication technologies,examining content that places new communication technologies in a context that recognizes their seamless integration into the designs of politics and culture.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Emerging Media, Community, and Identity (Re)Construction.
2: Challenging Traditional Media Hegemonic Practices: A Kenyan Case.
3: Identity and the New Communication Technologies: Evidence from Kenya.
4: New Media in Kenya: Putting Ethnicity in Perspective.
5: The Role of New Information and Communication Technologies (NICTs) in the Relations between the Central Government and Four Major Kingdoms in Uganda.
6: The Cultural, Economic and Political Implications of New Media: A Case Study on Mobile Telephony Among University Students in Kenya.
7: New Media and Gender in East Africa: Assessing Media Dependency and Public Attitudes.
8: Whose TV Is It Anyway?: An Examination of the Shift towards Satellite Television in Zimbabwe.
9: ‘Wiring’ African Newsrooms: The Internet and Mainstream Print Journalism Practice in Zimbabwe.
10: Emerging Media, Language, Pop Culture, and Health Communication.
11: Textualizing the HIV/AIDS Motif in Theater–Against–AIDS Performances in Kenya.
12: New Media and Health Communication: Communication Strategies in Malaria Control in Nigeria.
13: Translanguaging and Negotiation of Ethnicity: Reproduction of Hegemonic Structures in Communication Media.
14: & “Sistah”: Explorations of Whiteness through Textual Linguistic Cyberminstrelsy on the Internet.
15: Language and Performing Arts: East African Hip Hop and Public Sensitization for Political Change.
16: Emerging Media, Global Politics, and Cultural Transformation.
17: Mediating Identity and Culture: Nigerian Videos and African Immigrants in the U.S..
18: The Role of Mass Mediated Messages and Cultural Identity with Cross–Cultural Communication Failures Resulting from Flawed U.S. Military Policy in Iraq.
19: New Media and Hegemonic Discourse in Pakistan.
20: The World Narrow Web: Internet Content Regulation in South Korea.
21: An Agent for Change: The Internet is Setting New Agendas in China.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.