By Fiona Foden
A humorous, touching tale approximately lifestyles alterations, friendship and primary love. Josie has lived on her boat, Promise, her entire lifestyles. She unearths it more uncomplicated to stroll on deck than she does to stroll on land. yet Promise has been condemned, and in flip, Josie is condemned to live to tell the tale dry land. Then she meets Leon, a boy from her neighbourhood...
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In the following section, I discuss the evidence for how SNS in particular influence friendships and the meaning of those relationships as perceived by a mobile population, namely, international doctoral students. ICTs, mobility and friendships of international doctoral students New social configurations entail the co-existence of different social relationships that are usually maintained through telecommunication and transportation technologies. When people change their location, they become mobile.
So far, relatively little is known about the meaning of friendship in our contemporary world. Nowadays, it is common to see people sitting alone at tables at cafés, holding their smartphones and chatting with their friends online while checking their e-mails or reading the latest news. Sometimes people prefer to pay attention to their smartphones and to socialise on Facebook or Myspace rather than communicating with their companions who are sitting a mere arm’s length away. In everyday interactions we let technology shape our relationships but at the same time we shape technology for our own purposes.
Likewise, Lynn Jamieson (1998), in her extensive review of the literature, found little evidence that individualisation is an emerging characteristic of contemporary personal relationships. On the contrary, Jamieson emphasises how experiences of intimacy are wider and more variable than the ideal of pure relationships. In a similar vein, based on empirical evidence, Mason (2011) also argues that extended family relationships are still important. Thus, it would be misleading to look at friendships only through the lens of the individualisation proposition; rather, we should also take into account an array of variables at the intersection of manifold societal, economic, political and cultural processes.
A Kiss, a Dare and a Boat Called Promise by Fiona Foden