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Communicating global to local resiliency : a case study of the transition movement

Author: Emily Polk
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2015] ©2015
Series: Communication, globalization, and cultural identity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In light of impending global climate and financial crises, it is imperative to analyze models for positive social change that are focused on building community resiliency and sustainability. This  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Polk
ISBN: 9780739198537 073919853X
OCLC Number: 898910852
Description: viii, 191 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the transition movement --
Background of study --
Sustainability, development communication, and social movements --
Framing the communicative relationship(s) mediated within the movement --
Methodology --
The appeal of the glocal narrative(s) --
Measuring and communicating impacts --
The multiscalar role of ideology and culture in transition --
Are transition towns sustainable? --
The value of diversity : the role of race, class, and age --
Digital communication, technology, and transition --
Conclusion and recommendations.
Series Title: Communication, globalization, and cultural identity.
Responsibility: Emily Polk.
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