[Air-L] Migrants and their use of Online Technology.
consalvo at ohio.edu
Thu Nov 12 14:00:48 PST 2009
One piece I really liked was:
Chheng-Hong Ho: Negotiating Motherhood Using ICTs in Taiwan-US Transnational
Households - In Internet Research Annual, Volume 4, 2007, Peter Lang
Publishing; edited by me (Mia Consalvo) and Caroline Haythornthwaite.
On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 4:07 PM, <heyd at ldc.upenn.edu> wrote:
> Hi Siriam,
> from the linguistic perspective, there are a number of studies of
> code-switching online and its implications (not exclusively, but often in
> diasporic settings).
> For example:
> Paolillo, John 1996 Language choice on soc.culture.punjab. Electronic
> Journal of Communication 6(3).
> Hinrichs, Lars 2006 Codeswitching on the Web: English and Jamaican
> Creole in E-mail Communication. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
> And a number of papers in:
> Danet, Brenda and Susan Herring (eds.) 2007 The Multilingual Internet:
> Language, Culture, and Communication Online. Oxford: Oxford University
> The paper by Jannis Androutsopoulos (Language Choice and Code Switching in
> German-Based Diasporic Web Forums) is particularly intersting.
> Best wishes
> Theresa Heyd
> University of Pennsylvania
> DFG scholar
> Quoting EWB ICT4D Programs <ewb.ict4d at gmail.com>:
> Dear List Participants,
>> This is a query to determine if you are aware of research studies that
>> investigate the how's and why's of the migrant and / or diaspora usage
>> of online technologies and social media (facebook, discussion lists,
>> twitter, etc.,) ?
>> Many thanks in advance,
>> Sriram Reddy
>> PhD Candidate,
>> Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University
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