week 14 : community, definitions and forms

t was defined as an area marked by the sentiment of common living. It includes (a) a group of people, (b) within a geographic, area, (c) with a common culture and a social system, (d) whose members are conscious of their unity, and (e) who can act collectively in an organised manner. In the concept of community the two basic elements are those of a geographic area and sentiment of unity.