The Resource Consumption, Media and the Global South : Aspiration Contested, by Mehita Iqani, (electronic resource)

Consumption, Media and the Global South : Aspiration Contested, by Mehita Iqani, (electronic resource)

Label
Consumption, Media and the Global South : Aspiration Contested
Title
Consumption, Media and the Global South
Title remainder
Aspiration Contested
Statement of responsibility
by Mehita Iqani
Creator
Author
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
What does consumption in the global south signify, and how are its complexities communicated in media discourses? This book looks at the media representation of consumer culture in Africa, China, Brazil and India through case studies ranging from celebrity selfies, to travel websites, news reports and documentary film
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Iqani, Mehita
Dewey number
338.4/7091724
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/httpidlocgovvocabularyrelatorsaut
dpcnMmS65xk
Language note
English
LC call number
HM623
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Culture-Study and teaching
  • Communication
  • Area studies
  • Industries
  • Regional and Cultural Studies
  • Media and Communication
  • Media Studies
  • Area Studies
  • Industries
Label
Consumption, Media and the Global South : Aspiration Contested, by Mehita Iqani, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; List of Acronyms; 1 Introduction: The Mediation of Global South Consumption; The global south: Experimental term, analytical opportunity; Transnational comparative case studies: Challenges and prospects; Chapter outline; The materiality of mediated consumption; 2 Globalization, Consumption and Power: Why Media Matter; Media and global culture; Theorizing mediated globalization; Media discourse and power; Consumer culture and globalization; The legacy of colonialism; The political economy of globalized consumption
  • Moralizing southern consumptionThe developmentalist ethic: Can consumption save the south?; Inequality and avarice: Consumption as globalized exploitation; Studying the mediation of southern consumption: A conceptual matrix; Consumption as power: Manipulation and empowerment reloaded; Consumption as aspiration: Poverty and wealth depolarized; Consumption as communication: Semiotic doubling in distinction and mediation; Summing up: Consumption, inequality and aspiration; 3 Slum Tourism and the Consumption of Poverty in TripAdvisor Reviews: The Cases of Langa, Dharavi and Santa Marta
  • Slum tourism: Globalized gazing and the mediation of povertyGlobal mobility and the exploitative gaze: Who looks and who is looked at?; Ethical witnessing? Politics, development and social realism in slum tours; The mediation of slum tourism: Glamorous or realist aesthetics?; Case studies: Dharavi, Santa Marta and Langa tours on TripAdvisor.com; Slum tours reviewed: Discourses on value, morality and learning; "Highlight": Value for money and the commoditized experience; "Humbling": Material poverty, spiritual wealth and questions of perspective
  • "Eye-opening": Dealing with reality and the geopolitics of the class encounterSlum tours: Commoditized, moralized and mediated (a conclusion); 4 New Yuppies? Documentary Film Representations of Middle-Class Consumer Lifestyles in China and South Africa; Global south "yuppies"? Middle-class culture and capital; The middle class: Contested, constructed, relational; Salaried and spending: Economic capital, income and agency; Taste and mobility: Cultural capital, globalization and identity; "Yuppies" on film: Documenting social mobility in China and South Africa
  • The dream, success and morality: The representation of Chinese and black South African yuppie subjectivitiesProsperity and time: Narratives of the dream; On the symbolism of the luxury car: Spending and success; Living it up, playing it down: Deserving and democratizing wealth; Mediating the yuppie: Neoliberal culture and southern upward mobility; 5 Allegations of Consumption: Wealth and Luxury in News Reports of Corruption in South Africa and India; Corruption, society and the media: Interdisciplinary debates; Abusing power: Defining corruption and its consequences
  • Stereotypes of instability? Framing global south corruption
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2016.
Extent
1 online resource (250 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137390134
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1057/9781137390134
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000500348
  • (EBL)4082215
  • (SSID)ssj0001568936
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16220953
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001568936
  • (PQKBWorkID)14325174
  • (PQKB)10089116
  • (SSID)ssj0001616667
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16347753
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001616667
  • (PQKBWorkID)14922019
  • (PQKB)10575790
  • (DE-He213)978-1-137-39013-4
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4082215
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000500348
Label
Consumption, Media and the Global South : Aspiration Contested, by Mehita Iqani, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; List of Acronyms; 1 Introduction: The Mediation of Global South Consumption; The global south: Experimental term, analytical opportunity; Transnational comparative case studies: Challenges and prospects; Chapter outline; The materiality of mediated consumption; 2 Globalization, Consumption and Power: Why Media Matter; Media and global culture; Theorizing mediated globalization; Media discourse and power; Consumer culture and globalization; The legacy of colonialism; The political economy of globalized consumption
  • Moralizing southern consumptionThe developmentalist ethic: Can consumption save the south?; Inequality and avarice: Consumption as globalized exploitation; Studying the mediation of southern consumption: A conceptual matrix; Consumption as power: Manipulation and empowerment reloaded; Consumption as aspiration: Poverty and wealth depolarized; Consumption as communication: Semiotic doubling in distinction and mediation; Summing up: Consumption, inequality and aspiration; 3 Slum Tourism and the Consumption of Poverty in TripAdvisor Reviews: The Cases of Langa, Dharavi and Santa Marta
  • Slum tourism: Globalized gazing and the mediation of povertyGlobal mobility and the exploitative gaze: Who looks and who is looked at?; Ethical witnessing? Politics, development and social realism in slum tours; The mediation of slum tourism: Glamorous or realist aesthetics?; Case studies: Dharavi, Santa Marta and Langa tours on TripAdvisor.com; Slum tours reviewed: Discourses on value, morality and learning; "Highlight": Value for money and the commoditized experience; "Humbling": Material poverty, spiritual wealth and questions of perspective
  • "Eye-opening": Dealing with reality and the geopolitics of the class encounterSlum tours: Commoditized, moralized and mediated (a conclusion); 4 New Yuppies? Documentary Film Representations of Middle-Class Consumer Lifestyles in China and South Africa; Global south "yuppies"? Middle-class culture and capital; The middle class: Contested, constructed, relational; Salaried and spending: Economic capital, income and agency; Taste and mobility: Cultural capital, globalization and identity; "Yuppies" on film: Documenting social mobility in China and South Africa
  • The dream, success and morality: The representation of Chinese and black South African yuppie subjectivitiesProsperity and time: Narratives of the dream; On the symbolism of the luxury car: Spending and success; Living it up, playing it down: Deserving and democratizing wealth; Mediating the yuppie: Neoliberal culture and southern upward mobility; 5 Allegations of Consumption: Wealth and Luxury in News Reports of Corruption in South Africa and India; Corruption, society and the media: Interdisciplinary debates; Abusing power: Defining corruption and its consequences
  • Stereotypes of instability? Framing global south corruption
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2016.
Extent
1 online resource (250 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137390134
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1057/9781137390134
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000500348
  • (EBL)4082215
  • (SSID)ssj0001568936
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16220953
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001568936
  • (PQKBWorkID)14325174
  • (PQKB)10089116
  • (SSID)ssj0001616667
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16347753
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001616667
  • (PQKBWorkID)14922019
  • (PQKB)10575790
  • (DE-He213)978-1-137-39013-4
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4082215
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000500348

Library Locations

  • Architecture LibraryBorrow it
    Gould Hall 830 Van Vleet Oval Rm. 105, Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.205706 -97.445050
  • Bizzell Memorial LibraryBorrow it
    401 W. Brooks St., Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.207487 -97.447906
  • Boorstin CollectionBorrow it
    401 W. Brooks St., Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.207487 -97.447906
  • Chinese Literature Translation ArchiveBorrow it
    401 W. Brooks St., RM 414, Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.207487 -97.447906
  • Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    Felgar Hall 865 Asp Avenue, Rm. 222, Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.205706 -97.445050
  • Fine Arts LibraryBorrow it
    Catlett Music Center 500 West Boyd Street, Rm. 20, Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.210371 -97.448244
  • Harry W. Bass Business History CollectionBorrow it
    401 W. Brooks St., Rm. 521NW, Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.207487 -97.447906
  • History of Science CollectionsBorrow it
    401 W. Brooks St., Rm. 521NW, Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.207487 -97.447906
  • John and Mary Nichols Rare Books and Special CollectionsBorrow it
    401 W. Brooks St., Rm. 509NW, Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.207487 -97.447906
  • Library Service CenterBorrow it
    2601 Technology Place, Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.185561 -97.398361
  • Price College Digital LibraryBorrow it
    Adams Hall 102 307 West Brooks St., Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.210371 -97.448244
  • Western History CollectionsBorrow it
    Monnet Hall 630 Parrington Oval, Rm. 300, Norman, OK, 73019, US
    35.209584 -97.445414
Processing Feedback ...