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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 ...

Bhakti: A Faith for Rehabilitation
Bhakti: A faith for rehabilitation
First Acquaintance: Fascination and Fantasy

Gaṅgubāī was 57 years old when we came in touch with her in her village, Tāḍka⋖as,1 in 7 April 1996. We2 were for the first time in the village to record grindmill songs. A group of ...

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