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This is the second book in the three-volume series Communication Processes.

Communication Processes, Volume 2 argues that communication, an exchange of symbols, is the essence of society and that this exchange is the foundation on which the human collective is based. It explores how the collective sense of self is defined either with reference to, or in defiance of, dominant existing traditions. The essays in the volume highlight the links between culture studies and the use of communication in binding together a community, also providing a voice to the unheard and unsung.

Beginning by describing the pertinence of communication to grasping the overall substance of social reality, the volume is divided into the following three parts:

Fonts of Self Identity: this section looks at the emergence and construction ...

Māṇg Narratives: Semantic Reappropriation of a Myth
Māṇg narratives: Semantic reappropriation of a myth

Bhāḍāā⋖bāī and the 33-Crore Gods

The narrative was collected by Sanjay Jogdanda on 25 September 1994 from Namdeo Hari Pagare, Post Office Shingwe, taluka Kopargaon, Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra. The narrative belongs to the Māṇg community as ...

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