International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Architecture & Planning | Bahrain | Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015


Cultural Awareness: Facilitator for Sustainable Community Development- Case Study of Bahrain

Anamika Jiwane


Abstract: Culture is a source of identity, innovation and creation for human being, which in turn forms a major component of his sustainable development. Values and belief connect people with their environment and help them to manage and interact with it. Hence, it is necessary that people are aware about those values and belief so that they can engineer their own development. The major focus of the paper is to search for new ingredients of sustainable development and growth for a particular community through its cultural approach. The objectives are to study the concepts of culture and development for a community, to understand the existence of sustainable development on account of culture, to discuss the issues of cultural awareness in the current context of Kingdom of Bahrain and to recommend the means to strengthen the relationship of culture and development at different levels. The methodology used to conduct the research is a qualitative survey method. The survey helped to understand the cultural awareness and its relationship to the community development. In conclusion, the author has commented that, culture is a facilitator in creating the sustainable communities and awareness of the culture nurtures the sustainability. Few recommendations in this regard have been added at the end.


Keywords: Cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, dynamics of culture, sustainable communities, community development


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015,


Pages: 1514 - 1524


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Anamika Jiwane, "Cultural Awareness: Facilitator for Sustainable Community Development- Case Study of Bahrain", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB153218, Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015, 1514 - 1524

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