Non-Fiction Books:

Realizing Community

Concepts, Social Relationships and Sentiments

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Realizing Community
$189.99
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 3-4 weeks

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 5-10 January using standard courier delivery

Description

'Community' is so overused both in everyday language as well as in scholarly work that it could easily be dismissed as a truism. However, the persistence of the term itself shows that the idea continues to resonate powerfully in our daily lives, ethnographic accounts as well as theoretical analyses. This book returns a timely and concerted anthropological gaze to community as part of a broader consideration of contemporary circumstances of social affiliation and solidarity. Over the last twenty years, community as an idea has overtaken community as social interaction in a number of influential works. However, without elucidating the actual social relations in which the idea of community is realized, it is difficult to account for the emotions it calls forth. Thus while the essays in this book acknowledge the conceptual, imagined dimension of the construction of communities, they also seek to re-embed their accounts of community in a social context. The chapters cover a whole gamut of ethnographic cases from small localities, regional identities, transnationally dispersed personal networks to more limited and ephemeral relationships. The authors contribute invigorating new material to an established and crucial area of anthropological study. Vered Amit, Anthony Cohen, Andrew Dawson, Noel Dyck, John Gray, Signe Howell, Marian Kempny, Ullrich Kockel, Karen Fog Olwig and Nigel Rapport.

Author Biography

Vered Amit is an Associate Professor at Concordia University, Canada. She is editor of Constructing the Field (1999).
Release date NZ
February 14th, 2002
Contributor
Edited by Vered Amit
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
192
Dimensions
138x216x16
ISBN-13
9780415229074
Product ID
1680982

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 1,083 Banana Points