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Not For Ourselves Alone traces belonging in its broadest context - for people everywhere and through time. Jenny Robin Jones uses her own experience to track how, in the modern world, we develop a sense of belonging via our individual self. She finds belonging under attack as never before. The overblown cult of the individual can leave people lonely or alienated from those ...more
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Published 2018 by Saddleback
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Not For Ourselves Alone: Belonging in an Age of Loneliness

Jenny Robin Jones

Published 2018

One of the defining characteristics of the modern age, and particularly since the proliferation of social media, is the prevalence of loneliness. It is an affliction that affects not only the elderly or those living alone (many who do so by choice), but all ages, with young adults the most affected. In an age in which status is defined by wealth or fame, where children and adults measure their own populari
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Jenny Robin Jones is a writer of many years standing with numerous short stories and articles published and broadcast. In addition to Not For Ourselves Alone: Belonging in an age of loneliness (Saddleback, 2018), she has written two history books: Writers in Residence: a journey with pioneer New Zealand writers (Auckland University Press, 2004) and No Simple Passage: the journey of the London to N ...more

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