What is it about?
This is a review of Talja Blokland's well regarded book 'Community as Urban Practice'
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Why is it important?
Blokland argues that ideas of community as a stable construct (e.g. relationships with kin, friends, social groups or neighbours) are no longer appropriate to our more fluid encounters in a globalizing world. But 'communities' have not died, they have just changed.
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This page is a summary of: Community as urban practice, Housing Studies, April 2018, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/02673037.2018.1461331.
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