Identity Prosthesis: Roles of Homeland Media in Sustaining Native Identity

@article{Kama2013IdentityPR,
  title={Identity Prosthesis: Roles of Homeland Media in Sustaining Native Identity},
  author={A. Kama and V. Malka},
  journal={Howard Journal of Communications},
  year={2013},
  volume={24},
  pages={370 - 388}
}
  • A. Kama, V. Malka
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Howard Journal of Communications
  • This article focuses on the ways media texts produced in Israel constitute a vital part in the lives and identities of Jewish Israeli migrants in the United States. In this qualitative study, Israelis residing in the United States were interviewed about their media consumption patterns and their perceptions about the Israeli media's impact on their lives in the United States. Analyses reveal that homeland media constitute indispensable identity prosthesis; that is, homeland media not only help… CONTINUE READING
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