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Title Dynamics of community formation : developing identity and notions of home / edited by Robert W. Compton, Jr., Ho Hon Leung, Yaser Robles
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan US : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
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Descript 1 online resource (xv, 253 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Note This interdisciplinary work discusses the construction, maintenance, evolution, and destruction of home and community spaces, which are central to the development of social cohesion. By examining how people throughout the world form different communities to establish a sense of home, the volume surveys the formation of identity within the context of rapid development, global and domestic neoliberal and political governmental policies, and various societal pressures. The themes of cooperation, conflict, inclusion, exclusion, and balance require negotiation between different actors (e.g., the state, professional developers, social activists, and residents) as homes and communities develop
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Communities -- Social aspects -- Congresses
Group identity -- Congresses
Home -- Social aspects -- Congresses
Social Sciences
Urban Studies/Sociology
Social Anthropology
Social Structure, Social Inequality
Cultural Studies
Alt Author Compton, Robert W., editor
Leung, Ho Hon, editor
Robles, Yaser, editor
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