Global changes of the past decade have signaled a process of reordering of our social structures with associated ecological transitions from traditional spaces and places to evolving landscapes. The new landscapes are simultaneously local and global. Citizens are using technologies that connect with powerful data bases which provide them with unprecedented powers. Used wisely these new found powers can bring about significant improvements to the lives of people living in local communities. Health, education, and work opportunities are recognized indicators of enhanced well-being. The missing element not considered is the narrative needed to facilitate sustainable outcomes. Renewed focus on the everyday lived lives of people locally helps build capacity for the futures we face. Copyright © 2016 Springer Science+Business Media Singapore.
|Title of host publication||Everyday knowledge, education and sustainable futures: Transdisciplinary approaches in the Asia/Pacific region|
|Editors||Margaret ROBERTSON , Po Keung Eric TSANG|
|Place of Publication||Singapore|
|ISBN (Print)||9789811002144, 9789811002168|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
CitationTsang, P. K. E., & Robertson, M. (2016). The everyday dynamic in space and place. In M. Robertson, & E. Tsang (Eds.), Everyday knowledge, education and sustainable futures: Transdisciplinary approaches in the Asia/Pacific region (pp. 255-258). Singapore: Springer.
- Global change
- Digital technologies
- Personal power