Relationshift: Transnational Spousal Communication In The Age Of New Media

de Jesus, Gerard Angelo and Intervalo, Adeline and Osorio, Maria Jeriesa and Vincent , Mark Sing (2015) Relationshift: Transnational Spousal Communication In The Age Of New Media. In: Second International Conference On Media, Communication And Culture (ICMCC 2015), 30 Nov. - 2 Dec. 2015, Vistana Hotel, Penang.

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    Abstract

    This study takes a look at returning OFWs (Overseas Filipino Workers) from labor migration and their overall communication with their left-behind spouses. Aside from the migrant spouse’s return, the study also takes a look at how the shift from mediated to face-to-face communication becomes a factor that affects the relationship between the spouses. This study also investigates labor migration in the Philippines, how labor migration affects power relations between spouses, and the role of a migrating parent to a child. The lack in studies focusing on the interpersonal communication between a returning migrant spouse and left-behind spouse is addressed. More importantly, this study looks at how interpersonal communication is affected by the mediated communication of spouses prior to the return of the migrating spouse.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Additional Information: Name Of Student : Haja Mydin B. Abdul Kuthoos
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P87-96 Communication. Mass media
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Komunikasi (School of Communication) > International Conference on Media, Communication, & Culture (ICMCC)
    Depositing User: Mr Firdaus Mohamad
    Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 16:48
    Last Modified: 10 Feb 2017 16:48
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/32014

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