Civic actions after September 11: Exploring the role of multi-level storytelling

Elisia L. Cohen, Sandra J. Ball-Rokeach, Joo Young Jung, Yong Chan Kim

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Interpersonal and media storytelling were crucial to information dissemination about the September 11 tragedies. The storytelling processes through which urban residents are transformed into members of a broader community are illustrated by their connections to media and their participation in neighborhood discussions and community organizations after September 11. This study demonstrates how a communication infrastructure approach contributes to understanding participation in civil society after September 11.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-228
Number of pages8
JournalPrometheus (United Kingdom)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Earth-Surface Processes


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