Dual Spacization of Cultures: Problematization of Cyberspace and Cultural Matters

Document Type: Original article


: Professor of Communications and North American Studies. University of Tehran, Iran


This paper examines the problematization of cultural issues related to
the dual spacization of life. The emergence of the second space of life
over the first place of life combining local and translocal, national and
transnational capacities and challenges. We discuss the capacities and
opportunities occurring through the instant communication industry
which made the spontaneous connection between absence and presence
possible which overcome the domination of place and distance. We will
also elaborate on the challenges and threats facing cultures because of
access to other cultures, subcultures and individuals around the world
without having enough time for nurturing the relationship between
inner cultures and outer cultures as well as facing many abnormalities,
distancing from genuine culture and natural communications.


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