Definition of Community

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Bogardus E.S.: “A community is a social group with some degree of ‘we feeling’ and living in given area.”

Oxford Dictionary: “A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.”

George Lundberg: “Community is a human population living within a limited geographical area and carrying on a common interdependent life.”

Notes

Definition of Community:

Bogardus E.S.: “A community is a social group with some degree of ‘we feeling’ and living in given area.”

Oxford Dictionary: “A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.”

George Lundberg: “Community is a human population living within a limited geographical area and carrying on a common interdependent life.”

Community therefore includes:
(i) Common area
(ii) Common interests
(iii) Common interdependent life
(iv) Sense of ‘we-feeling’

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