Bibliodiversity: creating content or invigorating culture?

Hawthorne, Susan (2016) Bibliodiversity: creating content or invigorating culture? Logos, 27 (1). pp. 63-70.

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Abstract

Bibliodiversity is a complex self-sustaining system of storytelling, writing, publishing, and other kinds of production of orature and literature. Writers and producers are comparable to the inhabitants of an ecosystem. Bibliodiversity contributes to a thriving life of culture and a healthy ecosocial system.

Global capitalism is destroying the planet and making it increasingly difficult to think differently. When the social habitat is overrun by monocultures of the mind, there is a loss of dynamic balance. Those who do have something new or different to say will be ignored, marginalized, or silenced.

Item ID: 45471
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1878-4712
Keywords: independent, publishing, monocultures, globalization, fair speech, digital publishing, colonization, biodiversity
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 07:31
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200101 Communication Studies @ 33%
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200204 Cultural Theory @ 33%
22 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES > 2202 History and Philosophy of Specific Fields > 220208 History and Philosophy of the Social Sciences @ 34%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 33%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies @ 34%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950204 The Media @ 33%
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