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Community

  • By: Gad Barzilai
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Community is a fundamental concept of social coherence and political identity around the world. It is also the basis of social division. Most nation-states are characterized by multicultural conflicts among and between communities. In the first decade of the 21st century, ...

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