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Title We Europeans? : media, representations, identities / edited by William Uricchio
Published Bristol : Intellect, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (198 pages) : illustrations
Series Changing media--changing Europe series ; v. 6
Changing media--changing Europe series ; v. 6
Contents We Europeans? media, representations, identities / William Uricchio -- Imaginary Americas in Europe's public space / Rob Kroes -- Towns in search of identity / Roger Odin -- Getting away and going home: the visual experience of the exile as tourist / Karin Becker -- Exiles and ethnographers: an essay / Philip Schlesinger -- Imperialism, self-inflicted? On the Americanization of television in Europe / Jérôme Bourdon -- Media and cultural diversity in Europe / Kevin Robins -- Meanings of money: the euro as a sign of value and of cultural identity / Johan Fornas -- Nation, boundaries and otherness in European 'films of voyage' / Maria Rovisco -- The media and the symbolic geographies of Europe: the case of Yugoslavia / Sabina Miheli -- Sicilian film productions: between Europe and the Mediterranean Islands / Giuliana Muscio
Summary This volume explores the relationship between media and identity along the fault-lines and fissures of the ever-shifting collectivities that constitute Europe. At the centre of this dynamic are human beings, who, as makers and users of media, negotiate identities, affiliations and meanings. The collection explores how ethnicities, religions, tastes, generations and languages overlap one another, interact within individuals and define communities. Whether triggered by individual desires or shared fantasies, these dynamic collectivities make use of media in very different ways. Addressing topics
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Subject Group identity -- Europe -- 21st century.
Mass media -- Europe -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
Author Uricchio, William.
ISBN 1841502847 (electronic bk.)
9781841502847 (electronic bk.)
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