The Internet and Formations of Iranian American-ness: Next by Donya Alinejad

By Donya Alinejad

This booklet explores how the youngsters of Iranian immigrants within the US make the most of the net and improve electronic identities. Taking Los Angeles—the long-time media and cultural heart of Iranian diaspora—as its ethnographic box website, it investigates how quite a few internet structures are embedded in the daily social, cultural, and political lives of moment new release Iranian american citizens. Donya Alinejad unpacks modern diasporic belonging via her dialogue of the electronic mediation of race, reminiscence, and long-distance engagement within the historical Iranian eco-friendly move. The publication argues that net media practices became quintessential to Iranian American id formation for this new release, and introduces the proposal of second-generation “digital types” to provide an explanation for how particular internet purposes manage to pay for new stylings of diaspora culture.

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