Language, culture and social connectedness

Dashwood, Ann and Son, Jeong-Bae, eds. (2011) Language, culture and social connectedness. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. ISBN 978-1-4438-2992-2

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This book explores some of the intricate relationships between language, culture and social connectedness in our diverse local and transnational communities. In a period of challenge in our history, there are tensions that connect and others that tend to disconnect endeavours across the social landscape. Connectedness includes relationships both formal and informal and the benefits those relationships bring to the individual as well as to society. Social connectedness describes the level of engagement and trust an individual has with others in their community and the roles they take on, their friendships and participation in different activities. People who feel socially connected also contribute towards building communities and society. They help to create 'social capital' as networks that promote effective social functions.


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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2012 00:34
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2014 22:42
Uncontrolled Keywords: society; multicultural; community; language; education; linguistics; internet; distance education
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130302 Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200206 Globalisation and Culture
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2004 Linguistics > 200405 Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20024

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