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Neighbourhood And Communities Essay

  • Submitted by: juzstef
  • on February 25, 2011
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 1,756 words

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Topic                                                                                                                                                       Page
Definitions of a community                                                                                                         3
Rationale for assessing the functions of a community                                                                   4
Sources of socialization                                                                                                                           4
Sources of production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services                             5
Sources of Social Control                                                                                                                         6
Sources of Mutual Support                                                                                                                     6
Suggestions for Improvements in the community                                                                             7
Conclusion                                                                                                                                                 9
Bibliography     10

Definitions of a community
We can look at the definition of a community from the traditional and alternative (non-traditional ) perspective.
Traditional communities encompass places like cities, towns, and villages.   They have geographical boundaries.   These communities are characterized by residences, shared living space, and some array of businesses that serve the needs of those who lived there.
Non-traditional communities are nonplace or non geographic communities.   Members of these communities share common interests and may carry out some of the same functions.   For example, a social work community may provide a sense of belonging, support and validation of one’s work, values, and ideas.
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