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Lecture 4

Lecture 4 - Community in Mind and On-Line

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Geography 2410A/B
Jeff Hopkins

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Geography 2410BJanuary 27 2014Lecture 4Community in MindOnLine1Community ConceptsAttributes2Types of Communities3Virtual Communities Unbounded Spaces 4Film Growing Up OnLineCommunity ConceptsAttributesConceptsMultiple meanings differing social scientistsA positive social relationship embracing a sense of shared identity and mutually caring social relationshipsA feeling I belong PositivefavourableRelationshipshared structureSensefeeling belonging caring Such conceptions criticizedoOver romanticized oSense of feeling so subjective and variable has no analytical value Contemporary geography recognizes the idea of community the sense of identity and belonging Community is a structure of meaning or imaginingoAn abstractionoA mental conceptAttributes A structure of meaning or imaginingCommunities areSubjectiveFluidContested oDifferent people different meaningsoUsed for political gains through appealsWere all Canadians we are all facing these difficult timesoImportant to membersCommunities have
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