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By Marie Gillespie,Alban Webb

ISBN-10: 0415508800

ISBN-13: 9780415508803

ISBN-10: 1138822965

ISBN-13: 9781138822962

Diasporas and Diplomacy analyzes the workout of British ‘soft strength’ during the BBC’s overseas language companies, and the diplomatic position performed via their diasporic broadcasters. The booklet deals the 1st old and comparative research of the ‘corporate cosmopolitanism’ that has characterised the paintings of the BBC’s overseas companies because the inception of its Empire provider in 1932 – from radio to the Internet.


A sequence of empirically-grounded case reports, inside of a shared analytical framework, interrogate changes in overseas broadcasting concerning to:



  • colonialism and company cosmopolitanism

  • diasporic and nationwide identities

  • public international relations and overseas relations

  • broadcasters and audiences?

The e-book should be of curiosity to scholars and students of sociology and anthropology, media and cultural stories, journalism, heritage, politics, diplomacy, in addition to of analysis tools that go the bounds among the Social Sciences and arts. it's going to additionally entice broadcast reporters and practioners of strategic communication.

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