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The Resource Community, Gerard Delanty

Community, Gerard Delanty

Label
Community
Title
Community
Statement of responsibility
Gerard Delanty
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The increasing individualism of modern Western society has been accompanied by an enduring nostalgia for the idea of community as a source of security and belonging and, in recent years, as an alternative to the state as a basis for politics. Gerard Delanty begins this stimulating introduction to the concept with an analysis of the origins of the idea of community in Western Utopian thought, and as an imagined primitive state equated with traditional societies in classical sociology and anthropology. He goes on to chart the resurgence of the idea within communitarian thought, the compli
Member of
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Delanty, Gerard
Dewey number
307
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Key ideas
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  • Communities
  • Alienation (Social psychology)
  • Multiculturalism
  • Community life
  • Social action
Label
Community, Gerard Delanty
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Community as an idea: loss and recovery -- Community and society: myths of modernity -- Urban community: locality and belonging -- Political community: communitarianism and citizenship -- Community and difference: varieties of multiculturalism -- Communities of dissent: the idea of communication communities -- Postmodern community: community beyond unity -- Cosmopolitan community: between the local and the global -- Virtual community: belonging as communication -- Conclusion: Theorizing community today
Control code
ocn861536092
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (238 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315011417
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861536092
Label
Community, Gerard Delanty
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Community as an idea: loss and recovery -- Community and society: myths of modernity -- Urban community: locality and belonging -- Political community: communitarianism and citizenship -- Community and difference: varieties of multiculturalism -- Communities of dissent: the idea of communication communities -- Postmodern community: community beyond unity -- Cosmopolitan community: between the local and the global -- Virtual community: belonging as communication -- Conclusion: Theorizing community today
Control code
ocn861536092
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (238 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315011417
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861536092

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