Smart phone-Based Social Media and Transnational Imagination: a Study of Chinese Migrants in Prato, Italy.

Chen, Menglan.

In the past three decades, Chinese migrants have transformed their role in Prato, Italy’s textile industry from laborers to collaborators, turning this previous capital of Italian textile into the basecamp of a transnational pronto moda (fast fashion) network across Europe and China. Social Media has developed from computer-based chatting room to smart phone-based “WeChat” in parallel to the migra... read more

Smartphones--Social aspects--Italy--Prato.
Social media--Social aspects--Italy--Prato.
Tufts University. Department of Anthropology.
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