alternative society

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alternative society

A section of a society in which people adopt a lifestyle different from the mainstream, perceived as being unconventional, less materialistic, and often more natural.
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These domains caused some sort of 'fragmentation' in the public, where anyone can identify with alternative communities that are separate from their social, religious, spatial and temporal space, thus creating a change in the cultural environment within one society," she added.
She added that these domains created a case of "fragmentation" in the public, where anyone can identify with alternative communities that are separate from their social, religious, spatial and temporal space, thus creating a change in the cultural environment within one society.
She believed that social media allows anyone to identify with alternative communities that are separate from their social, religious, spatial and temporal space, thus creating a change in the cultural environment within one society.
Part II investigates marginal community movements that lead to the construction of alternative communities, as exemplified by case studies of marginal Muslim communities, novel spirit cults, Buddhist educational movements, and local museum movements in Thailand.
They examine alternative communities and practices, such as political pamphlets of the 1930s, the CBC's poetry-based broadcast Anthology, poetry readings and audiences, and how poets engage in global issues.
Identifying appropriate alternatives affirms alternative communities.
It's a fine recommendation for any interested in alternative communities.
It takes a number of different forms from direct action to the building of alternative communities and indeed an entire alternative economic system.
Baker, an award-winning journalist and author of Old Age in a New Age: The Promise of Transformative Nursing Homes, visited a wide selection of alternative communities around the country.
The magazine is lauded as a resource for alternative communities committed to growing and cooking their own food, and whose members made opting out of industrial food a symbol of resistance.
Atton acknowledges that getting access to information in these alternative communities is often difficult, given the temporary and ephemeral nature of the material.
Public Witness as Being Alternative Communities of Resistance and Celebration
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