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Community
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´Community´ is one of those words that feels good: it is good ´tohave a community´, ´to be in a community´. And ´community´ feelsgood because of the meanings which the word conveys, all of thempromising pleasures, and more often than not the kind of pleasureswhich we would like to experience but seem to miss. ´Community´ conveys the image of a warm and comfortable place, likea fireplace at which we warm our hands on a frosty day. Out there,in the street, all sorts of dangers lie in ambush; in here, in thecommunity, we can relax and feel safe. ´Community´ stands for thekind of world which we long to inhabit but which is not,regrettably, available to us. Today ´community´ is another name forparadise lost - but for a paradise which we still hope to find, aswe feverishly search for the roads that may lead us there. But there is a price to be paid for the privilege of being in acommunity. Community promises security but seems to deprive us offreedom, of the right to be ourselves. Security and freedom are twoequally precious and coveted values which could be balanced to somedegree, but hardly ever fully reconciled. The tension betweensecurity and freedom, and between community and individuality, isunlikely ever to be resolved. We cannot escape the dilemma but wecan take stock of the opportunities and the dangers, and at leasttry to avoid repeating past errors. In this important new book, Zygmunt Bauman takes stock of theseopportunities and dangers and, in his distinctive and brilliantfashion, offers a much-needed reappraisal of a concept that hasbecome central to current debates about the nature and future ofour societies.

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Community
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´Community´ is one of those words that feels good: it is good ´tohave a community´, ´to be in a community´. And ´community´ feelsgood because of the meanings which the word conveys, all of thempromising pleasures, and more often than not the kind of pleasureswhich we would like to experience but seem to miss. ´Community´ conveys the image of a warm and comfortable place, likea fireplace at which we warm our hands on a frosty day. Out there,in the street, all sorts of dangers lie in ambush; in here, in thecommunity, we can relax and feel safe. ´Community´ stands for thekind of world which we long to inhabit but which is not,regrettably, available to us. Today ´community´ is another name forparadise lost - but for a paradise which we still hope to find, aswe feverishly search for the roads that may lead us there. But there is a price to be paid for the privilege of being in acommunity. Community promises security but seems to deprive us offreedom, of the right to be ourselves. Security and freedom are twoequally precious and coveted values which could be balanced to somedegree, but hardly ever fully reconciled. The tension betweensecurity and freedom, and between community and individuality, isunlikely ever to be resolved. We cannot escape the dilemma but wecan take stock of the opportunities and the dangers, and at leasttry to avoid repeating past errors. In this important new book, Zygmunt Bauman takes stock of theseopportunities and dangers and, in his distinctive and brilliantfashion, offers a much-needed reappraisal of a concept that hasbecome central to current debates about the nature and future ofour societies.

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Virtual Community und Community Engineering
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2010 im Fachbereich Informatik - Wirtschaftsinformatik, Note: 1,7, Universität Kassel (Wirtschaftsinformatik), Veranstaltung: Collaboration Engineering , Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: 1. Einleitung Das Internet wird zu einem immer bedeutenderen Teil in unserem Leben. Laut einer Pressemitteilung des Statistischen Bundesamtes vom 03.12.2009 besitzen 73% der privaten Haushalte einen Internetzugang, somit ist die Zahl von 27 Millionen Haushalten in 2008 auf 29 Millionen in 2009 und damit um vier Prozentpunkte zum Vorjahr gestiegen. (vgl. Statistisches Bundesamt 2009) Der Begriff Web 2.0 macht die tiefgreifenden Veränderungen des Internets deutlich. Internetnutzer sind nun nicht mehr nur Konsumenten sondern auch Prosumer, das heißt auch Autoren. Grundlage dieser Art des Informationsaustausches bieten Genre der Social Software, worunter man Foren, Instant Messaging, Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking und Social Networking zählen kann. (Stieglitz 2008, 1) So erfreuen sich neben dem Online-Shopping, dessen Nutzung bei privaten Nutzern immer weiter zunimmt und von 2007 auf 2008 um sieben Prozentpunkte auf 51 Prozent gestiegen ist (vgl. Statistisches Bundesamt 2008), auch Virtual Communities steigender Beliebtheit und Bedeutung. Jedoch werden in diesem Zusammenhang nur wenige empirische Studien durchgeführt (vgl. Stieglitz 2008, 138). Dabei ist zu beachten, dass Virtual Communities nicht nur in ihrer Anzahl immer stärker zunehmen, sondern auch hinsichtlich ihrer Mitgliederzahl. Viele Internetnutzer sind nicht nur Mitglied in einer Community, sondern teilweise auch in mehreren. (vgl. Stieglitz 2008, 2) Im Rahmen dieser Hausarbeit soll das Geschäftsmodell der Virtual Community anhand zweier Fallstudien näher erläutert werden. In Kapitel 2 werden zunächst die Begriffe der Virtual Community und der Fallstudie definiert, sowie das dazugehörige Geschäftsmodell zum Aufbau von Virtual Communities erläutert. Anhand dieser Grundlagen werden in Kapitel 3 nun zwei Fallstudien vorgestellt und untersucht. Dabei handelt es sich zum einen um ein Lernnetzwerk der Universität Potsdam, zum anderen um das Expertennetzwerk der Börse Berlin AG. In Kapitel 4 wird eine abschließende Betrachtung gegeben und die Erfolgsaussichten von Virtual Communities bewertet.

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Community Profiling
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This book provides a practical step-by-step guide to community profiling, invaluable for anyone involved in community-based research.

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Community Justice
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This formative text discusses concepts of community within the context of justice policy and programs, and addresses the important relationship between the criminal justice system and the community in the USA. The book provides detailed analysis of how community justice fits within each area of the criminal justice system, and exemplifies this through the use of relevant case studies.

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Community Forestry
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Providing a critical and incisive examination of community forestry, this is a detailed study of complex issues in local forest governance, community sustainability and grassroots environmentalism. It explores community forestry as an alternative form of local collaborative governance in globally significant developed forest regions, with examples ranging from the Gulf Islands of British Columbia to Scandinavia. Responding to the global trend in devolution of control over forest resources and the ever-increasing need for more sustainable approaches to forest governance, the book highlights both the possibilities and challenges associated with community forestry implementation. It features compelling case studies and accounts from those directly involved with community forestry efforts, providing unique insight into the underlying social processes, issues, events and perceptions. It will equip students, researchers and practitioners with a deep understanding of both the evolution and management of community forestry in a pan-national context.

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Instrumental Community
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How networked structures of collaboration and competition within a community of researchers led to the invention, spread, and commercialization of scanning probe microscopy.

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Community Media
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While transnational conglomerates consolidate their control of the global mediascape, local communities struggle to create democratic media systems. This groundbreaking study of community media, first published in 2005, combines original research with comparative and theoretical analysis in an engaging and accessible style. Kevin Howley explores the different ways in which local communities come to make use of various technologies such as radio, television, print and computer networks for purposes of community communication and considers the ways these technologies shape, and are shaped by, the everyday lived experience of local populations. He also addresses broader theoretical and philosophical issues surrounding the relationship between communication and community, media systems and the public sphere. Case studies illustrate the pivotal role community media play in promoting cultural production and communicative democracy within and between local communities. This book will make a significant contribution to existing scholarship in media and cultural studies on alternative, participatory and community-based media.

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Community Development
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Bachelor Thesis from the year 2010 in the subject Sociology - Methodology and Methods, grade: Sehr Gut, Management Center Innsbruck (Non Profit- social- and healthcare management), language: English, abstract: As communities around the world are struggling to cope with the changing social, economical and environmental structures, the demand for participation in the planning of policies is raising. Changes in economy, health and agriculture are influencing households, community relations and their livelihoods. Health will be highlighted as major resource for the development of a household and a community. Through the research of different literature this paper reports prerequisites, strategies, principles and values to improve the well-being of local communities and the sustainability of community based initiatives. Through integrating the multisectoral dimensions of livelihoods, the paper discusses capacity building and empowerment. Therefore participation is the core principle of community development to improve the livelihoods of communities and individuals. Furthermore the paper argues participative practices which are focused on cooperative local economies, healthy convivial communities, educational equity and employment opportunities. Moreover community development provides the framework for the community to leap into modernity in its own rhythm. Findings indicate that community development and the enhancement of participation promotes the ability for critical reflection of local problems and their capabilities to react on it. The findings also shed some light into social, environmental and economical capital to provide a sustainable setting for a healthy community. Community development is committed to social and environmental justice and its vision is a peaceful, just and sustainable world.

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Creating Community
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Creating Community: Finding Meaning in the Place We Live. ´´This is the book I wish I had when I walked into the west side, inner city of Chicago for my first experience in an intentional effort to create community.´´ George West´´ This is the book we ALL need as community development practitioners. Those on the journey of creating community will find the reflections, stories, and advice extremely valuable. It can be used as an instructional guide, or as a mirror to deepen your own insights and intuitions. Just as this book suggests, development HAS to be bottom up to be most effective. All the people MUST be involved. All the problems DO have to be addressed. Negative operating images that block an individual´s or community´s self-esteem HAVE to be overcome. George West has outlined great principles, and even better, the practical ways of implementing them shine through in this gem of a book. Get it today!! ALSO AVAILABLE FROM ICA CANADA Transformational Strategy by Bill Staples The Art of Focused Conversation by R. Brian Stanfield The Workshop Book by R. Brian Stanfield The Art of Focused Conversation for Schools by Jo Nelson The Courage To Lead by R. Brian Stanfield

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