26. Finding Yourself in the Past, the Present, the Local, and the Global

Potentialities of Mediated Cosmopolitanism as a Research Methodology

  1. Ingrid Volkmer
  1. Ruth Teer-Tomaselli and
  2. Lauren Dyll-Myklebust

Published Online: 20 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch26

The Handbook of Global Media Research

The Handbook of Global Media Research

How to Cite

Teer-Tomaselli, R. and Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2012) Finding Yourself in the Past, the Present, the Local, and the Global, in The Handbook of Global Media Research (ed I. Volkmer), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch26

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Author Information

  1. University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198707

Online ISBN: 9781118255278

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Keywords:

  • mediated cosmopolitanism, finding oneself in the past/present/local/global;
  • people, making sense of themselves in an ever-changing society;
  • advances in communication technology, and boundary erosion;
  • “dialogues” between theoretical tenets of mediated globalization;
  • student mediagraphies, from oral traditions/memories/family histories;
  • Emslie's mediagraphy, awareness on globalization on standardization of time;
  • “time”, “place”, “space” and “de-territorialization” and “indigenization”, a given form;
  • global exposure, cosmopolitan outlooks from influences, primarily socialization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background and Methodology

  • Globalization, Media, and Cultural Consumption and the Construction of the “Global Identity”

  • De-territorialization, Immigration, and Mediated Cosmopolitanism

  • Cosmopolitanism: The Relationship of the Local (Durban) to the National and the Global via the Media

  • Cosmopolitanism: The Relationship of the Local (Durban) to the National and the Global via the Media

  • Notes

  • References