Shooting the Family : Transnational Media and Intercultural by Patricia Pisters,Wim Staat

By Patricia Pisters,Wim Staat

Do modern activities of migration and the ever-increasing abundance of audiovisual media correspond to - or perhaps reason - shifts within the defenition of either the bourgeois and the tribal ? In Shooting the Family, twelve authors examine the transfigured function of the relations in a transnational international during which intercultural values are negotiated via mass media like movie and tv, in addition to via particularistic media like domestic video clips and videos.
"Shooting the kin" has a double that means. at the one hand, this ebook claims that the kinfolk is stressed from the forces of globalization and migration; it's the family members that hazards being shot to items. nevertheless, kinfolk concerns of every kind, together with family members values, are more and more being developed and refigured in a mediated shape. The audiovisual kin has turn into an enormous medium for intercultural affairs - it is a kin that's being re-established as a spot of protection and luxury in occasions of upheaval; it's the relations shot by means of cameras that sign in and at the same time create new kin values.

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