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Communities

Ruth Gamble.

in Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: East Asian Religions; Buddhism. 12504 words.

Chapter 3 describes the various communities within which the traditions and institutions of reincarnation lineages developed. It begins by examining a subtle but influential shift in the...

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Neil M. Maher.

in Nature's New Deal

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13153 words.

This part of the book investigates how the Corps and its conservation work transformed local communities situated near the more than five thousand CCC camps scattered across the country. To...

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Community

Jerome P. Baggett.

in Sense of the Faithful

November 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 20956 words.

This chapter shows that Catholics' personally tailored projects of identity construction are both highly localized and communal in nature. They also complicate one of the most broadly...

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community

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 466 words.

A group of people who are socially related by virtue of identity with a particular location. The nature of the social relationship and location are, however, ideologically contested....

Community

Jean-Luc Nancy.

in The Possibility of a World

August 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 4320 words.

Nancy extends his discussion of a “world” into a discussion about “community.” While Nancy is asked to discuss the possibility of shared or collective affects, much of the focus of this...

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Community

Jennifer Hull Dorsey.

in Hirelings

March 2011; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6748 words.

This chapter focuses on the African Methodist Episcopal Church and its meaning for free men and women in rural Maryland. Founded in 1816 by Reverend Richard Allen in collaboration with...

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Communities

Joshua M. Zeitz.

in White Ethnic New York

May 2007; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 11070 words.

This chapter focuses on the erosion of tight-knit ethnic communities in New York City after World War II. It examines how ethnicity persisted in the city well into the late 1960s as...

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Community

Steve Longenecker.

in Gettysburg Religion

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 9365 words.

This chapter describes Gettysburg’s pursuit of material gain, improvement, and religious growth from its founding until the antebellum period. The most noteworthy aspect of the town’s...

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Community

Gervase Rosser.

in The Art of Solidarity in the Middle Ages

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 20985 words.

The starting-point here is the idea, widely current in the late Middle Ages, that each individual is born with a unique potential and responsibility for the fulfilment of a specific...

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Community

Joel Williamson.

in William Faulkner and Southern History

February 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 14798 words.

In the Faulknerian universe, there is no problem with community in nature. Difficulties develop as man moves out of nature, as he seeks to dominate and destroy the natural order. In...

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Whither the International Community?

Georges Abi-Saab.

in European Journal of International Law

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

Proceeding from the summa divisio that Wolfgang Friedmann proposed for international law — into the ‘law of coexistence’ and the ‘law of cooperation’ — the article endeavours to establish...

community card

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 7 words.

noun = community services card.

epistemic community

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 148 words.

Compare imagined community; interpretive community; virtual community.

1. A group of people with shared *knowledge,

epistemic community

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 150 words.

Compare imagined community; interpretive community; virtual community.

1. A group of people with shared knowledge, expertise, beliefs,

Community Organization

Edited by Lawrence H. Schiffman and James VanderKam.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 6741 words.

[This entry comprises three articles: Community Organization in the Rule of the Community, Community Organization in the Damascus

online community

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Another name for a virtual community.

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online community

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 9 words.

Another name for a *virtual community.

online community

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 9 words.

Another name for a *virtual community.

extended community

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management.

An Internet community that is larger and more extensive than a personal community.

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extended community

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 16 words.

An Internet community that is larger and more extensive than a *personal community.