© 2007

Transnational Lives and the Media

Re-Imagining Diaspora

  • Olga G. Bailey
  • Myria Georgiou
  • Ramaswami Harindranath

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction: Exploration of Diaspora in the Context of Media Culture

    1. Olga Guedes Bailey, Myria Georgiou, Ramaswami Haridranath
      Pages 1-8
  3. Conceptual and Epistemological Explorations

  4. Diasporic Politics: Tensions and Promises

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Eugenia Siapera
      Pages 97-114
    3. Lia Markelin, Charles Husband
      Pages 115-132
    4. Ramaswami Haridranath
      Pages 133-148
  5. Transnational Lives and the Media

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Sonja de Leeuw, Ingegerd Rydin
      Pages 175-194
    3. Gary Gumpert, Susan J. Drucker
      Pages 195-211
    4. Olga Guedes Bailey
      Pages 212-230
  6. Voices Across Cultural and Political Diasporic Media Spaces

About this book


This collection offers a comprehensive account of the relation between diaspora and media cultures. It analyses the politics of transnational communication, the consumption of media by diasporic communities, and the views of non-governmental organizations on issues of the participation and representation of ethnic minorities in the media.


belonging broadcasting communication Europe film identity Internet media media culture Minorities Nation organization participation politics Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Olga G. Bailey
    • 1
  • Myria Georgiou
    • 2
  • Ramaswami Harindranath
    • 3
  1. 1.Nottingham Trent UniversityUK
  2. 2.Leeds UniversityUK
  3. 3.The University of MelbourneAustralia

About the editors

SUSAN BINK Researcher at Mira Media in Utrecht, The Netherlands REYNALD BLION Programme Director of the INSTITUT PANOS PARIS, France, a non-governmental organization specialising in support for media pluralism SANDY CLOSE founder and Executive Editor of New America Media, USA ( MOHAMMED COLIN is one of the founders of the Internet news magazine, and is currently the magazine's editorial director SONJA DE LEEUW Professor of Dutch Television Culture, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands SUSAN J. DRUCKER Professor, School of Communication, Department of Journalism/ Mass Media Studies, Hofstra University, New York, USA SHEHINA FAZAL Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications, Department of Applied Social Sciences, London Metropolitan University, UK GARY GUMPERT Emeritus Professor of Communication, Queens College, City University of New York and co-founder of Communication Landscapers, a consulting firm, USA CHARLES HUSBAND Professor of Social Analysis, University of Bradford, UK, and a docent at the University of Helsinki, Finland KIRA KOSNICK Junior Professor in Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany LIA MARKELIN former research officer on the Sami Media Project, Ethnicity and Social Policy Research Unit at Bradford University, UK AIME CLAUDE NDONGOZI Director of Refugee Focus, a Liverpool based research, training and consultancy organisation specialising in asylum and migration, UK GARY NEEDHAM based in the College of Arts, Humanities and Education, Nottingham Trent University, UK MAGGIE O'NEILL Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Social Policy, Loughborough University, UK NIKOS PAPASTERGIADIS Associate Professor and Reader, School of Communication and Culture, University of Melbourne, Australia BASHY QURAISHY Chief Editor of Media Watch, Copenhagen, Denmark and President of the European Network Against Racism, Brussels, Belgium SANDIP ROY Editor with New America Media (, the first and largest national collaboration of ethnic news organizations in the United States INGEGERD RYDIN Professor in Media and Communication Studies at Halmstad University, Sweden EUGENIA SIAPERA teaches in the Media and Communication Department of the University of Leicester, UK

Bibliographic information