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Diasporic information environments: Reframing immigrant-focused information research

Ramesh Srinivasan, Ajit Pyati
2007 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Most immigrant-focused information-science research has focused on distinctly local, place-based scenarios, while diasporic research on information behavior, in contrast, focuses mainly on issues of transnational  ...  diasporic information environments.  ...  FIG. 1 . 1 Diasporic Information Environment Model (DIEM): Research methods. FIG. 3 . 3 Diasporic Information Environment Model (DIEM): Linking global and local contexts. FIG. 2.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20658 fatcat:envktvuhybe7fehfptimmd2t4u

Digital Environments and the Future of Ethnography An Introduction [chapter]

Urte Undine Frömming, Steffen Köhn, Samantha Fox, Mike Terry, Urte Undine Frömming, Steffen Köhn, Samantha Fox, Mike Terry
2017 Digital Environments  
It is "a platform of support and information to accompany you in your experience as an immigrant.  ...  She is focusing her current research on fishermen and women communities in Colombia and Costa Rica.  ...  Many of my informants shared this understanding of individual power; notably all of my informants participated in the Euromaidan protests where the individual's power was valued.  ... 
doi:10.14361/9783839434970-002 fatcat:gdok5nc5b5adrg7smb6ywtdy5y

Diasporic medical tourism: a scoping review of quantitative and qualitative evidence

Aneta Mathijsen, François Pierre Mathijsen
2020 Globalization and Health  
The findings from our review highlighted the importance of diasporic medical patients who had been researched and analysed on four continents.  ...  Ultimately, 28 research papers and 6 non-research papers (published between 2002 and 2019) met the following criteria: 1) focus on healthcare and health-related practices, 2) transnational perspective,  ...  Specifically, our interest was focused on the following research questions: what is known about the diasporic patients' experience of medical tourism in terms of: i) conceptualisation, ii) population,  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12992-020-00550-x pmid:32228641 fatcat:ecbepxvr6jfvzfizx4qazg7t2a

"If you become a slave here, do you think they're going to fight there?" Tamil Diaspora Mobilizations and Host-country Politics

Lola Guyot
2021 South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal  
How it informs it. How it should inform it.  ...  Even though the two fields or research remain largely separated, a few scholars have looked more specifically at the links between diaspora politics and immigrant politics.  ...  While LTTE diasporic associations promoted a form of political inclusion which did not challenge the primacy of the Tamil cause, independent diasporic groups incorporated external ideological influences  ... 
doi:10.4000/samaj.7665 fatcat:3qgbsqvit5he3pkuytg2wgr7em

Learning as Multi-Dimensional Psychological and Cultural Ecological Spaces

Carol D. Lee, Shirin Vossoughi, Kris D. Gutiérrez, Na'ilah Suad Nasir, Maxine McKinney de Royston, Barbara Rogoff
2014 International Conference of the Learning Sciences  
The second presents the framework for a multi-site ethnographic methodology conceptualizing learning as expansive, focusing on generative repertoires for learning in diasporic and other non-dominant communities  ...  Paper one presents a multi-dimensional, ecologically focused design framework for supporting literacy as identity building among a cohort of African-American urban adolescents and presents data from a  ...  We will first describe the conceptualization of learning that informs the research presented across papers.  ... 
dblp:conf/icls/LeeVGNRR14 fatcat:jxiqpt3garf3tjgtzq63uqemmq

Introduction. From Diaspora Politics to Host-society Politics: Strategies of Political Mobilization and Integration of South Asian Migrants

Anne-Sophie Bentz, Lola Guyot
2021 South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal  
After the war, independent diasporic organizations started reframing the Sri Lankan Tamils' grievances in terms congruent with the more popular liberal norms of human rights, transitional justice and the  ...  Hardtmann 2009; Jaoul 2016; Joshi 1986; Juergensmeyer 1982; Mendelsohn and Vicziani 1998; Rao 2009 ), but very few researchers have focused on Ambedkarism outside India or on Dalits in the United Kingdom  ... 
doi:10.4000/samaj.7728 fatcat:4rqb6ohmhjbe5by3hexmx54vxe

Book Reviews

2011 Nordic Journal of Migration Research  
and transnationalism as research perspectives that inform the way cross-border social formations can be analyzed.  ...  As rich and informative piece, this section would have benefited by including additional research from this geographical region.  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10202-011-0006-0 fatcat:tnxs2rgkx5b7tj32bc3sdpx2ny

The Use of New Media by the UK's Palestinian Diaspora [chapter]

Amira Halperin
2015 Journalism, Audiences and Diaspora  
It is in this point that the problem lies: the Palestinians need for information is pressing, but as it is a conflict area there are major obstacles that impede media outlets from distributing news that  ...  The immigration experience of both the researcher and the informants was a feature common to their daily lives.  ...  From this point of view, the commonalities enabled the researcher to look at the informants through the prism of an immigrant.  ... 
doi:10.1057/9781137457233_14 fatcat:cuab2ckstvfbtlessd2s4djyey

Faith-Based Hiv Care and Prevention in Chinese Immigrant Communities: Rhetoric or Reality?

Ezer Kang, John J. Chin, Elana Behar
2011 Journal of psychology and theology  
justice, and (2) HIV prevention and care reframed as social responsibility and informed by the Christian tradition of evangelism.  ...  Ethnic churches attended by first generation Chinese immigrants are uniquely positioned to address emerging HIV prevention and care needs within the Chinese community at-large.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to acknowledge the Federation of Protestant Welfare Associations for grant support of the research reported on in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1177/009164711103900309 pmid:23483037 pmcid:PMC3589818 fatcat:z2ia6tymkjc3jhdrtdcx4kvh4m

Diaspora and Transnationalism: Concepts, Theories and MethodsDiaspora and Transnationalism: Concepts, Theories and Methods, edited by BauböckRainerFaistThomas. Amsterdam, NL: Amsterdam University Press, 2010. 352pp. $59.50 paper. ISBN:9789089642387

Gordon F. De Jong
2011 Contemporary Sociology  
The research team jointly developed questionnaires and question lists so that the same information would be asked for in the three research locations.  ...  Boccagni ' s chapter can be read as a supplement to analyses of transnationalism and diasporic activities focusing on formal organisations, which partake in the public spheres of the immigration and/  ...  Ojeda (2003) Matthei & Smith (1998) Marques et al. (2001) Portes & Guarnizo (1991) Riccio (2002) Rouse (1992) Watson (1977) Source: Author's literature review 224 (Georges 1992 ) situated research  ... 
doi:10.1177/0094306111419111c fatcat:koakpixa3zen5jcveiddn6eere

The bilingual researcher's dilemmas: Reflexive approaches to translation issues

Sherrie Lee
2017 Waikato Journal of Education  
My research focuses on examining the informal academic learning practices of international EAL students, in particular, their help-seeking interactions with others as they take place outside the boundaries  ...  I hope that other bilingual or diasporic researchers will see the value of unpacking the cross-cultural elements in their research.  ... 
doi:10.15663/wje.v22i2.568 fatcat:m3jrq7ormzbobeohzs4yqii5vi

Rethinking Indian Diaspora: Conceptualizing Diasporic Consciousness

Prakash Chandra Pradhan
2021 Litinfinite Journal  
The hybrid existence of the Diasporas draws attention to the fluid identities which are continuously reframed in ongoing negotiation with the changing political environment.  ...  The Chinese government has focused mainly on economic benefits of its diaspora, while the Jewish diaspora is focused on religious and political issues pertaining to Israel.  ... 
doi:10.47365/litinfinite.3.2.2021.1-10 fatcat:dase22cpzbc7josjzvuttlzz3i

Migrant warriors and transnational lives: constructing a Gurkha diaspora

Kelvin E. Y. Low
2015 Ethnic and Racial Studies  
Diasporic consciousness and formation undergo modification alongside subsequent cycles of migration for different members of a diaspora.  ...  Following the exchange of information on these online media therefore accords a glimpse into how members of the Gurkha diaspora enact inter-diasporic experiences.  ...  These online avenues provide an interesting source whereby everyday diasporic life in terms of memory-making, transnational connections, information networks, participatory channels and others may thrive  ... 
doi:10.1080/01419870.2015.1080377 fatcat:njh6waycxbg33j4rfipfdo42ym

Know Family, Know Self: Exploring the Influence of Family on Vietnamese American College Students' Experiences

Elaine N.Y. Lê, Sonia H. Ramrakhiani
2021 JCSCORE  
Implications for further research are also discussed.  ...  Major findings from this study reveal that VACS exist between two worlds: the life of a second-generation immigrant Vietnamese American, and the life of an American college student.  ...  Existing research on family influence and Vietnamese American students is outdated, focusing on experiences of first-generation immigrants and on parent-child relationships (Nguyen et al., 2011; Nguyen  ... 
doi:10.15763/issn.2642-2387.2021.7.1.83-116 fatcat:dqinsxrm5zbd5fg3hwamdhpgna

What affects the mental health of people seeking asylum in the UK? A narrative analysis of migration stories

Sohail Jannesari, Emma Molyneaux, Vanessa Lawrence
2019 Qualitative Research in Psychology  
Though this does not provide a full range of experiences of the asylum process, some of which may be positive, it focuses in on the experiences most relevant to the research question.  ...  The diasporic community also only provided limited comfort.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14780887.2019.1581311 fatcat:aoetnncq7zfrfk6w2iwuoqs3ny
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