Community as Urban Practice


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Community is a central idea in urban studies but remains conceptually vague and empirically difficult to work with. Building on existing theories of community, Talja Blokland offers an important contribution to defining and understanding this key theme. Blokland argues that there has been too much focus on community as a stable construct, formed by durable relationships with kin, friends, social groups or neighbours. She draws attention to the non-durable, fluid encounters that constitute community, theorizing communities ...

Community as Urban Practice 2017, Polity Press

ISBN-13: 9781509504817


Community as Urban Practice 2017, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781509504824