what are the main factors that affect co-cultural communication? what are the different co-cultural communication strategies?

The strategies and approaches to communication between the different cultures within a society is known as co-cultural communication. How these interactions manifest is directly related to the formal and formal institutions of that society as they shape the abilities of the different groups to negotiate power and relevance. During the so-called negotiation processes, some groups …

what is co-cultural communication? why is co-cultural communication important?

Within any society, there is an array of different groups with unique values and cultures that interact in varying capacities. Communication between these groups is known as co-cultural communication. How the interactions between the different cultures manifest are directly related to the formal and informal institutions of that society as they shape the abilities of …

factory farming and human health

According to Tim O'Brien, the author of Factory Farming and Human Health, large-scale farming is a danger to human health. He concludes that close quarters for animals, exposure to excrement, dirt, a lack of sunlight and poor ventilation that lead to negative health effects in both animals and humans. The environment created by factory farming …

kill-it-and-eat-it locavores give cities indigestion

This article describes how urban farmers who chose to slaughter their own meat are facing new regulations and even bans on home butchering. This is coming after many residents filed complaints that home slaughtering is inhumane and that there are no animal welfare standards in effect. Officials have acknowledged that a growth in urban farming …

the social basis of agro-environmental concern: physical versus social proximity

This article attempts to answer the questions, “Is environmental concern widely diffused throughout society or is it more strongly expressed by particular sub-populations? How has concern changed over time?” This was accomplished by studying the attitudes about agriculture and the environment in relation to an individual’s geographic and social distance from agriculture. They began by …

review and analysis of of the benefits, purposes and motivations associated with community gardens in the united states

“The varied purposes and benefits of community gardening make it an ideal interventional strategy for community-based practitioners because myriad goals may be addressed through this approach.” Community gardening emerged in the United States in the 1890s as, “a means to address urban congestion caused by immigration, economic instability and environmental degradation”. Immigrants, children and the …

bringing good food to others: investigating the subjects of alternative food practices

“Watsonville is a largely Latino community, where many farm workers live – and several students […] have gone there with the intention of teaching Latino youth how to grow food, apparently with nary a trace of irony shown.” Julie Guthman, a professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz in the Department of Community …