- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

A group of people who share a sense of belonging based on commonalities such as residential area, culture, race, religion, profession or interests.

Longer explanation

While communities can be based on any number of commonalities, one of the most widespread conceptions of community is the feeling of belonging that ...

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