A Fallen Bat, a Rainbow, and the Missing Head: Media and Marginalization in Upland Borneo
The essay focuses on events surrounding a small plane crash in the interior of Indonesian Borneo that occurred during the authors’ fieldwork in 2002. The authors provide a close reading of media accounts of this event and conclude by analyzing the various positionalities of the Lundayeh as representational subjects in the context of the discursive tensions between global, national, and regional media.
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