Altered states: an essay on communication and movement

de la Fuente, Eduardo, Budarick, John, and Walsh, Michael (2012) Altered states: an essay on communication and movement. Continuum, 26 (1). pp. 39-49.

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Abstract

The concept of mobility seems to be sweeping across the humanities and social sciences. We argue that the close relationship between communication and movement is to some extent independent of specific communication technologies. We demonstrate this through the particular 'knottings' of music and physical/imaginative movement. We also suggest that in order to do justice to the complex entanglements of communication and movement, it would pay to re-examine social theories from an age when communication and transportation were not yet fully differentiated. The latter promises to reveal that communication is connection and interchanges/exchanges that impact the senses.

Item ID: 40385
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1469-3666
Keywords: mobility; communication; movement; altered states
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2015 02:01
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200101 Communication Studies @ 50%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1608 Sociology > 160899 Sociology not elsewhere classified @ 50%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society @ 100%
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