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dc.contributor.advisor Graves, Steven M. en
dc.contributor.author Stern, Jamie Danielle en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-04-02T16:43:55Z en
dc.date.available 2014-04-02T16:43:55Z en
dc.date.copyright 2013 en
dc.date.issued 2014-04-02 en
dc.date.submitted 2013-12 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/118333 en
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-92) en
dc.description.abstract The current Indo population in the United States as well as in other nations consists of displaced people from Indonesia (former Dutch East Indies) who were forced to search for a new home. Today, the two largest populations of Indos reside in the Netherlands and the US. Indos in the US now span up to four generations. While the population is a model of successful assimilation, it has caused their culture to become diluted and on the verge of being forgotten. Interest in their heritage is acute among the second and third-generation Indos. They are also the generation most comfortable with the Internet and social networking. This thesis tests the hypothesis that the key to successful maintenance of the Indo culture in the US and by extension, in other nations, is by social networking via the Internet. Using virtual space to create situations of interaction in and out of physical space may be the most convenient way to protect, preserve and remind others of the Indo culture. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Jamie Danielle Stern en
dc.format.extent x, 118 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en
dc.rights.uri http://scholarworks.csun.edu/xmlui/handle/10211.2/286 en
dc.subject virtual geography en
dc.subject Indisch en
dc.subject loss of culture en
dc.subject social networking en
dc.subject diaspora en
dc.subject cultural geography en
dc.subject Indonesia en
dc.subject Netherlands en
dc.subject Dutch-Indonesian en
dc.subject Indo en
dc.subject.other Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Geography. en
dc.title Maintenance of cultural identity through virtual social networking: the Indo people post diaspora en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.date.updated 2014-04-02T16:43:56Z en
dc.contributor.department California State University, Northridge. Department of Geography. en
dc.description.degree M.A. en
dc.contributor.committeemember Craine, James W. en
dc.contributor.committeemember Davidson, Ronald A. en
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