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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

Adrian Little.

in Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional Political Studies. 1833 words.

Community is one of the most contested concepts in the social sciences. As such, it is not surprising that it

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....

epistemic communities

Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 104 words.

An epistemic community is defined by Peter Haas as a ‘network of professionals with recognized expertise and competence in a

community power

Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 206 words.

The question of who makes decisions within a community was a debate prominent in American political science in the 1950s

community politics

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

Term invented by candidates of the Liberal Party in Britain in the 1970s to denote the tactic of fighting elections on issues of importance to small, local communities. As a process,...

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Political Community

Chandran Kukathas.

in The Liberal Archipelago

June 2003; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 22255 words.

This chapter analyses the nature of the state and political community, and the basis of legitimate authority. It defines community to be able to offer an account of political community. It...

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Epistemic Communities

in The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 3835 words.

Epistemic communities are networks of knowledge-based communities with an authoritative claim to policy-relevant knowledge within their domains of expertise. Their

Epistemic Communities

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 3846 words.

Epistemic communities are networks of knowledge-based communities with an authoritative claim to policy-relevant knowledge within their domains of expertise. Their

Community Action

in The Oxford Companion to American Politics

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 1315 words.

“Community action,” a term that originated during the War on Poverty in the 1960s, continues to animate our understanding

Changing Communities

Marjorie Mayo.

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Public Policy. 208 pages.

This book brings theoretical understandings of migration and displacement (including displacement as a result of urban redevelopment programmes) together with empirical illustrations of the...

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“Community, Number”

Jean-Luc Nancy.

in The Disavowed Community

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 2584 words.

In the first chapter, Nancy addresses concepts of communism, community, and the common, outlining the significance of each of these terms and distinguishing his approach from other attempts...

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Community Policing

Elaine B. Sharp.

in Does Local Government Matter?

March 2012; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 12798 words.

This chapter focuses on community policing, a multifaceted innovation adopted by numerous police departments in the 1990s. Community policing involves proactive crime prevention; enhanced...

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community power

Overview page. Subjects: Sociology — Politics.

The question of who makes decisions within a community was a debate prominent in American political science in the 1950s and 1960s, and reflected in discussions in other countries including...

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Identitarian Community

Nadia Urbinati.

in The Tyranny of the Moderns

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 4304 words.

This chapter discusses the identitarian celebration of local communities. It particularly addresses the identitarian communitarianism. It reports that, in predemocratic societies, the...

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community politics

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 159 words.

Term invented by candidates of the Liberal Party in Britain in the 1970s to denote the tactic of fighting elections on issues of importance to small, local communities. As a process,...

community power

Garrett W Brown, Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 211 words.

The question of who makes decisions within a community was a debate prominent in American political science in the 1950s and 1960s, and reflected in discussions in other countries including...

epistemic communities

Garrett W Brown, Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 105 words.

An epistemic community is defined by Peter Haas as a ‘network of professionals with recognized expertise and competence in a particular domain and an authoritative claim to policy‐relevant...

Communities, community action and planning

Nick Gallent and Daniela Ciaffi.

in Community action and planning

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 6396 words.

The opening chapter introduces the key themes of the book: the nature of community and how communities can be understood as networks; how these networks are essential to community life and...

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From Resistance Community to Community Politics

in The New Politics of Sinn Féin

December 2007; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 16916 words.

The chapter aims to explain the origins and processes of the evolution of the Provisional and Republican ideology. Various factors such as pop culture, mass media, the church,...

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Community Auditing as community development

Carol Packham.

in Community Development Journal

July 1998; p ublished online July 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

This article seeks to make the case that some research methods are exploitative and deskilling of their subjects, and are therefore inappropriate to use as part of community development. It...

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