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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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community

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 49 words.

In ecology, naturally occurring group of plants or animals living within a particular habitat. A community in a

Community Journalism

Hans Meyer and Burton Speakman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 11655 words.

It is all too common to think of community journalism as being like all other types of journalism, just on a smaller scale. With the growth of the Internet and virtual community, this form...

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Community Attachment

Lee Shaker.

in Communication

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 6181 words.

Community attachment may be thought of as the extent to which residents of a place possess cognitive or affective ties to each other and to that place. Interest in the concept can be traced...

Places and Community

Jack Linchuan Qiu.

in Working-Class Network Society

January 2009; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Interdisciplinary Studies. 13163 words.

This chapter presents an overview on the making of working-class communities where the information have-less and working-class information and communication technologies (ICTs) are most...

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Community Structure Approach

John Pollock.

in Communication

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 11940 words.

Any annotated bibliography on community structure scholarship must pay homage to an early US founder of both sociology and communication studies disciplines, the University of Chicago’s...

Communities of Practice

Nicola Andrew.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 216 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Please check back later for the full article.

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Ninety Percent Community, 10 Percent Radio

Sanjay Jolly.

in Strategies for Media Reform

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Interdisciplinary Studies. 3637 words.

For the first decade of the 2000s, the Prometheus Radio Project led the fight in the United States for the Local Community Radio Act, a federal law. With its passage in 2011, local...

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Faith Communities and the Potential for Health Promotion

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Health and Risk Message Design and Processing

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Communication Studies. 6349 words.

Introduction to Faith Community Involvement in Health Promotion

A faith community has the potential and opportunity to support health-promoting activities.

Communities of Practice in Health and Risk Messaging

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Health and Risk Message Design and Processing

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Communication Studies. 8596 words.

Communities of Practice (CoPs)

A community of practice (CoP) is a model of situational learning and collaboration, where individuals work

Faith Communities and the Potential for Health Promotion

Alice M. Kiger, Donna M. Fagan and Edwin R. van Teijlingen.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 6594 words.

Faith communities play an important role in health promotion in some parts of the world, notably North America and sub-Saharan Africa. They appear to be less prominent in the United...

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Communities of Practice in Health and Risk Messaging

Nicola Andrew.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 9130 words.

A community of practice (CoP) situated in a health and risk context is an approach to collaboration among members that promotes learning and development. In a CoP, individuals come together...

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European Community

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 162 words.

Historical organization of Western European countries dedicated to closer economic and political cooperation in Europe. In 1952, the European

AGENDA SETTING AND COMMUNITY CONSENSUS: FIRST AND SECOND LEVEL EFFECTS

Esteban López-Escobar, Juan Pablo Llamas and Maxwell McCombs.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

This study explores two sets of hypotheses: An increment in media use for political information corresponds to (1) an increment in community consensus about social priorities (first level...

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Creating Authentic and Lasting Community Relationships to Enhance Awareness and Understanding of Cancer Research

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Health and Risk Message Design and Processing

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Communication Studies. 5859 words.

Background

A disproportionate amount of the cancer burden is carried by racial and ethnic minority communities, and understandably significant challenges

Creating Authentic and Lasting Community Relationships to Enhance Awareness and Understanding of Cancer Research

Linda Fleisher, Evelyn González and Armenta Washington.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 6055 words.

Building and sustaining relationships fundamentally requires mutual trust based on authentic and reciprocal communication. Successful academic and community partnerships require a deep...

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Public Health and Community Organizing as Agents for Change in Health and Risk Messaging

Paul W. Speer and Leah Marion Roberts.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 10683 words.

Agents of change serve as catalysts for stimulating social change, particularly at community and societal levels of analysis. We often think about the characteristics of individuals who act...

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#ThisEndsHere: Confronting Sexual Assault and Harassment in Our Campus Communities

Rosemary Clark-Parsons.

in Communication Culture & Critique

September 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Use of Technology in Communication; Communication Theory and Methodology; International and Global Communication; Interpersonal and Intergroup Communication. 1410 words.

Abstract

Sexual harassment and assault are longstanding social justice issues at universities and colleges around the world. Recent activist movements,...

Caribbean Community and Common Market

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 67 words.

Caribbean economic union. CARICOM was formed In 1973 by the Treaty of Chaguaramas to co-ordinate economic and foreign policy in

Mediated Reality Bites: Comparing Direct and Indirect Experience as Sources of Perceptions Across Two Communities in China

Zhongshi Guo, Jonathan J. H. Zhu and Huailin Chen.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Integrating the cultivation and impersonal impact approaches, this research assessed the relative contribution of direct experience, interpersonal communication, and media use habits on...

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Public Health and Community Organizing as Agents for Change in Health and Risk Messaging

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Health and Risk Message Design and Processing

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Communication Studies. 10246 words.

Agents of Change

Agents of change serve as catalysts or facilitators for stimulating social change.1 It is helpful to