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Brazilians in Stockholm: A Case Study of Media and Nostalgia
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Media Studies.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study explores the relationship between media and nostalgia – the longing of a home and a time left behind – among Brazilian citizens who live in Stockholm. At present, the flow of immigrants is characterized by a high level of interconnection. Contemporary immigrants, especially those who live in global cities such as Stockholm, have easy access to the latest technologies, which significantly increases their access to home country media and also communication with home country though social networks. Which a Media Ethnographic approach including survey and short interviews, it shows how the respondents use Information and Communication Technologies in order to get information from Brazil.

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Keyword [en]
Migration, Media habits, Media Ethnography, Brazilians, Nostalgia, Saudade, Information and Communication Technologies, Digital nostalgia
Keyword [pt]
Brasileiros em Estocolmo, Hábitos de midia, Nostalgia, Saudade, Migração
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Media and Communications
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-93641OAI: diva2:647395
Bangsalen, JMK, Karlavägen 104, Stockholm (English)
Available from: 2014-04-28 Created: 2013-09-11 Last updated: 2014-04-28Bibliographically approved

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