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Rethinking Community Research : Inter-Relationality, Communal Being and Commonality (Hardcover) (David

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This book sheds new light on the complex inter-relations that make up class, power, local history and space. It turns community thinking on its head by understanding community not as an object but as a relational process with sociality at its core. Based on fieldwork from one market town and the work of Hannah Arendt, it demonstrates how a new approach to social practices can illuminate our understanding of commonality and communal being. Whilst community has become both a much-derided and much-touted term, this thought-provoking work shows that it is at the heart of social process. It will appeal to researchers of sociology, social policy, politics, public health and geography, as well as those involved in public policy design and implementation.
Number of Pages: 231
Genre: Social Science, Philosophy
Sub-Genre: Movements / General, Sociology / General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: David Studdert & Valerie Walkerdine
Language: English
Street Date: September 13, 2016
TCIN: 51370590
UPC: 9781137514523
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-7463
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