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Encyclopedia of community : from the village to the virtual world

Author: Karen Christensen; David Levinson
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This encyclopedia is a welcome exploration of the great variety of social networks that human beings create and participate in. Interdisciplinary in scope, the set includes contributions from some of the foremost scholars studying community today. Appendixes include an extensive bibliography, a collection of resources guides, an annotated guide to "Community in Popular Culture," and "Libraries Build Community," a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Reference works
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of community.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2003
(OCoLC)604221792
Online version:
Encyclopedia of community.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2003
(OCoLC)607584363
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Christensen; David Levinson
ISBN: 0761925988 9780761925989
OCLC Number: 52127829
Notes: "A Sage reference publication."
Awards: Winner of RUSA Outstanding Reference Sources Award 2003
Winner of Library Journal Best Reference Source Award 2003
Description: 4 volumes (1839 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-D --
v. 2. E-L --
v. 3. M-S --
v. 4. T-Z, index.
Responsibility: Karen Christensen & David Levinson, general editors.
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