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The Internet and the Construction of the Immigrant Public Sphere : The Case of the Cameroonian Diaspora (Paperback)

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The Internet has become a powerful medium for Africans in the Diaspora to meet for cross border dialogue. Cameroonians all over the world are using this tool for what the present study considers to be a public-sphere discourse. Cameroonians living in the United States and other nations use the Internet to discuss and debate the political, social, economic, and cultural aspects of the nationhood of Cameroon with the aim of seeking solutions to some of those pressing needs that confront the country.

This study builds on Habermas and other leading feminist authors' conceptualization of the democratic public sphere, central to Habermas' theory of communicative action. This study's theoretical framework incorporates elements of the African experience in order to examine the dominant, oppositional and parallel themes that arise from four Cameroonian websites just before the national presidential election in 2004. The methodology adapts Jager's critical discourse analytical (CDA) framework, which was deemed an appropriate methodology because it sought not only to analyze the linguistic component of the discourse in the four websites, but more importantly to examine the holistic structure of the discourse that is its history and context.

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Publisher Univ Pr of Amer
Mfg Part# 9780761837923
SKU 204563428
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0761837922
Release Date 5/7/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0097
Publisher University Press of America
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