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The gendered use of the media by asylum seekers in Britain

Moore, Kerry and Clifford, Sadie 2007. The gendered use of the media by asylum seekers in Britain. Gender and Development 15 (3) , pp. 451-466. 10.1080/13552070701630616

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Abstract

In the everyday lives of asylum seekers in Britain, the British and trans-national media are a key factor in the construction of identity, including national and gendered identities. The media play a role in the individual asylum seeker's notions of where she or he belongs, and what language skills she or he can acquire. Drawing on a series of focus groups conducted in 2005–2007, this study explores the gendered needs and uses for media amongst different cultural groups of asylum seekers, refugees, and their receiving communities in south Wales, UK.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
N Fine Arts > NE Print media
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1355-2074
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2017 10:19
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/53006

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