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Concepts of Community

This course serves as an introduction to the field of community studies by providing you with an understanding of the main perspectives about the nature and types of communities and some of the key current debates in the field. We will explore the history of the concept of community, how sociological, anthropological and urban studies theories address "communities" and explore the contemporary manifestations of "communities" such as utopian communities, racial/ethnic enclaves, religious communities and virtual communities, etc.

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