Constructing community: Notes on a slippery concept

CERE, Rinella (2017). Constructing community: Notes on a slippery concept. In: SABIDO, Ruth Sanz, (ed.) Representing communities: Discourse and contexts. Palgrave Macmillan, 19-34.

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This chapter will revisit the meaning of the term ‘community’, which has recently been a rather ubiquitous term. The discussion traces the trajectory of the term in political philosophy (from Arendt) and in sociology (Cohen et al), and makes a distinction between the concept of ‘communities’ and what I argue to be ‘invented’ media communities.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Page Range: 19-34
Depositing User: Rinella Cere
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2017 14:07
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2021 18:46

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