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Trust and Sense of Community

Oskar Niedermayer

in Public Opinion and Internationalized Governance

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294764
eISBN:
9780191600005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829476X.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins with an explication of mutual trust as an element in Deutsch's concept of ‘sense of community’, and then examines how far it applies to the context of individual citizens’ ... More


A Political Community?

Angelika Scheuer

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the first of four on the question of legitimacy in the EU, and deals with the core question of whether and to what extent the citizens of the EU have grown together into a political ... More


Deliberation’s Contribution to Community Capacity Building

Bo Kinney

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter examines deliberation's relationship to community capacity building. It uses a framework developed by Chaskin, Brown, Venkatesh, and Vidal, which defines four key characteristics of ... More


From Thick to Thin: The Seven Dimensions of Communality

Taylor Dotson

in Technically Together: Reconstructing Community in a Networked World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036382
eISBN:
9780262340861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036382.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter attempts to break away from the narrow and vague definitions of community that plague scholarship as much as popular thought. Rather than reduce community to a single facet of social ... More


Sharing the World in Common with Others

Michaele L. Ferguson

in Sharing Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921584
eISBN:
9780199980413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921584.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Underlying the two views of democracy in terms of commonality and political freedom are two different mental pictures of how people share. This chapter draws out these two mental pictures from a ... More


Community and the Self

Timothy C. Baker

in George Mackay Brown and the Philosophy of Community

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638123
eISBN:
9780748651788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638123.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Brown's nonfiction prose. It tries to explain how Brown's own analyses of his life and fiction both differ from and confirm previous findings. It looks at the sense of ... More


Creating Community, Creating Connections

Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball

in Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028653
eISBN:
9780262327169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028653.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Sense of community is a feeling of belonging, of being able to influence others, of shared history and emotional connections, and that one’s needs are being met within a particular community. Where ... More


The Floating Commonwealth

Bernard Capp

in Cromwell's Navy: The Fleet and the English Revolution 1648–1660

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201151
eISBN:
9780191674822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201151.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the social characteristics of the so-called ‘floating commonwealth’. It describes the social relationships within the interregnum navy, suggesting that a genuine sense of ... More


1848

Keith Hitchins

in The Romanians, 1774–1866

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205913
eISBN:
9780191676857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205913.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the events of 1848, the year that signified the triumph of the idea of nation. Romanian intellectuals made a lot of effort to achieve this, from justifying demands for ... More


The well-connected community: A networking approach to community development

Alison Gilchrist

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420565
eISBN:
9781447304012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420565.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Since the publication of the first edition of this book there has been a growing recognition in practice and policy of how networks contribute to the vitality of community life and civil society. ... More


The United Nations in a City: Racial Ideas in Edendale, on the Left, and in Wartime Los Angeles

Daniel Hurewitz

in Bohemian Los Angeles: and the Making of Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249257
eISBN:
9780520941694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249257.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Even as Edendale Communists elaborated and deepened their own sense of community and their own distinct politicized identity, they also become increasingly concerned with the identities of others. In ... More


// Conceptualizing Security

in Under Construction: Making Homeland Security at the Local Level

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226257433
eISBN:
9780226257457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the context building aspect of homeland security work. These tasks involve defining hazards, identifying targets and vulnerabilities, meshing homeland security with existing ... More


Onto Sand Mountain, Into Sacred Harp Community

in I Belong to This Band, Hallelujah!: Community, Spirituality, and Tradition among Sacred Harp Singers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226109589
eISBN:
9780226109633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109633.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is the Sacred Harp choral singers in the United States. The book investigates how Sacred Harp groups managed to maintain a sense of community ... More


Impacts of Civic Engagement on Programs, Organizations, Neighborhoods, and Society

S. Mark Pancer

in The Psychology of Citizenship and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199752126
eISBN:
9780190222857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752126.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the impact of civic engagement at the organizational, neighborhood, state, and country levels. Research indicates that when citizens participate as decision makers in community ... More


Coming of Age the RITE Way: Youth and Community Development through Rites of Passage

David Blumenkrantz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190297336
eISBN:
9780190297367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190297336.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book examines the relationship between adolescents’ passage to adulthood and community adaptation, resiliency, and survival. It reviews the literature on initiation and rites of passage along ... More


Imagining an Affective Community in Asia: Japan’s Wartime Broadcasting and Voices of Inclusion

Ji Hee Jung

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This essay explores the role of radio broadcasting at the height of Japanese imperial expansion during the last phase of the Asia Pacific War. In an era when the growing demands of the war effort ... More


Social Confusion

Emily Talen

in Neighborhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190907495
eISBN:
9780190907525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907495.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the long-standing debate over the quest to achieve goals about social relationships via the neighborhood. Earlier in the 20th century, it was common for neighborhood ... More


Introduction: So they say we have Schizophrenia

Rachel Miller and Susan E. Mason

in Diagnosis: Schizophrenia, Second Edition, second edition: A Comprehensive Resource for Consumers, Families, and Helping Professionals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150415
eISBN:
9780231521024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150415.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This introductory chapter details the genesis of this book, through the collaborative efforts of recovering schizophrenia patients as well as the medical experts and social workers that assisted them ... More


The Illinois Park: Closer to Middle Class

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

in Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The Illinois trailer park has generous lots, amenities, and liberal pet rules. Choosing this trailer park over alternative local options highlights parental priorities for: affordable housing and ... More


Issues and theories of social policy in Britain: past, present and future

Hilary Land

in Comparing social policies: Exploring new perspectives in Britain and Japan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343666
eISBN:
9781447301967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343666.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

As universalism has been watered down, particularly since 1980, the challenge today is how to reestablish universality in the context of growing reliance on the private sector for profit heavily ... More


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