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Author Delanty, Gerard.

Title Community / Gerard Delanty
Edition Second edition
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 188 pages)
Series Key ideas
Key ideas.
Contents BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; 1 COMMUNITY AS AN IDEA: LOSS AND RECOVERY; 2 COMMUNITY AND SOCIETY: MYTHS OF MODERNITY; 3 URBAN COMMUNITY: LOCALITY AND BELONGING; 4 POLITICAL COMMUNITY: COMMUNITARIANISM AND CITIZENSHIP; 5 COMMUNITY AND DIFFERENCE: VARIETIES OF MULTICULTURALISM; 6 COMMUNITIES OF DISSENT: THE IDEA OF COMMUNICATION COMMUNITIES; 7 POSTMODERN COMMUNITY: COMMUNITY BEYOND UNITY; 8 COSMOPOLITAN COMMUNITY: BETWEEN THE LOCAL AND THE GLOBAL; 9 VIRTUAL COMMUNITY: BELONGING AS COMMUNICATION; CONCLUSION: THEORIZING COMMUNITY TODAY; NOTES; REFERENCES; INDEX
Summary An introduction to the concept of community, with an analysis of its origins in western utopian thought and as an imagined primitive state equated with traditional societies in classical sociology and anthropology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-180) and index
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Subject Communities.
Community life.
Multiculturalism.
Social action.
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ISBN 0203877055 (ebk)
6612443561 (electronic bk.)
9780203877050 (ebk)
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