Pub Date2019
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Migration and the Media: Debating Chinese Migration to Italy, 1992–2012

Gaoheng Zhang
University of Toronto Press

The author examines the cultural dynamics of Chinese migration to Italy between 19922012 comparing its extensive media coverage by Chinese migrant, Italian, and International actors. The main argument is that migration served as a useful site for journalists, entrepreneurs, and politicians for advocating for or against Italy’s stance toward migrant integration and economic globalization.