Beyond the individual: Culture, nationalism, community
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|Title:||Beyond the individual: Culture, nationalism, community||Authors:||Komito, Lee||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10272||Date:||16-Sep-2004||Online since:||2019-05-02T08:46:25Z||Abstract:||Social changes over the past fifty years have seemed to encourage people to live increasingly isolated lives. Since World War II, people have left their urban neighbourhoods to live in anonymous suburbs. They have moved locations as their employers expect them to work anywhere in the world. With new technologies, people can work from home, shop from home, bank from home, and even socialize from home. The common experiences that created bonds amongst people in the same place seems to be diminishing. Yet, human beings are social creatures; we want to live in webs of social interaction, even if we have to create them ourselves.||Type of material:||Book Chapter||Publisher:||UCD Press||Keywords:||Social changes; Information Society; Virtual communities; National identity; Community networks||Other versions:||https://www.ucdpress.ie/display.asp?K=9781904558071||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed||Is part of:||Komito, L. The Information Revolution and Ireland: prospects and challenges||ISBN:||9781904558071|
|Appears in Collections:||Information and Communication Studies Research Collection|
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