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    My discourse community is Christianity. My discourse community involves people who believe in God and follow the guidelines of the Bible. The people from this community are trying to enhance themselves by learning the Bible. An impeccable member attends church, strive for better lives, and aim to help others spread and disseminate words of wisdom. There are several reasons why Christianity is a discourse community. My discourse community has all of the six characteristics defined by John Swales.…

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    Community Development: South Asian Immigrants in Victoria, BC The term ‘social’ can convey different meanings to an extroverted individual and an introverted person. Their individual traits may determine what sort of activities they desire and are capable of participating in. Similarly, community and community development can embody various significances for each person or group. An umpteen number of pointedly different communities comprise the globe. Each of these communities can have diverse…

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    My discourse community is the Los Angeles Lakers, The lakers are one of the biggest teams in NBA history. They have a common goal which is to win as many world championships as they could so far they have 16 which is second of all time to the Boston Celtics who have 17. They get together for practice every day and spend a lot of time together off the court too, they also have an Instagram page which they upload pictures of players before the games or after games or during practice or they shoe…

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    How Communities’ Identities Change Over Time What is the generalized other? Well it is the set of beliefs, roles, and norms followed by different cultures and this generalized other changes continuously in many cities around America and the world. For example, London is very modern, so it has a generalized other that is very progressive compared to what it was a few decades ago . Community identity is a very complex force that feeds on cultural changes and people’s ideas and rules and because…

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    many things that gets the world going. The weather, the humans we react with, and money, but When it comes to education it becomes an important factor. According to the New York times “Expanding Community College Access” There is a bill that is being proposed and that is to give free tuition for community colleges, but there is an argument that since tuition is averaged around $3300 they also give pell grants and other grants to poor and working class students that they get more out of…

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    Personal Theology: A Garden of Community Lucy Atkinson Rose’s idea of the sermonic moment continues to strike me as a new and powerful method of developing relationships through sermons. Atkinson Rose proposes the following: “One form of preaching aims to gather the community of faith around the Word where the central conversations of the people of God are fostered and refocused week after week.” In suggesting that we rethink sermons as a shared experience of Truth, rather than truth from the…

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    Essay On Brand Community

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    (2001) signify that “breakdown of traditional forms of community, coupled with the increase of individualization and symbolic consumption, inevitably leads to the emergence of new forms of community that are vital to our current form conglomeration of an increasingly materialistic capitalist society: brand communities” (Muniz & O 'Guinn, 2001). Community is a prominent concern with intellectual history and social consideration. Brand community represents the enhanced capitalism and sophisticated…

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    Community Policing Essay

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    Bucqueroux published a book titled Community policing : how to get started. Within this book the two authors explain succinct definition to better define exactly what community policing is. The extended definition is as follows: Community policing is a philosophy and an organizational strategy that promotes new partnership between people and police. Community policing compels a department-wide engagement from everyone, citizens and sworn members, to the community policing philosophy. It is based…

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    Community policing is a policing strategy that focuses on building ties between the police and the community. It requires the police officers to adopt a proactive approach in dealing with public safety issues. The approach acknowledges the fact that the police cannot solve all the problems alone and it creates a partnership between community members and the police. In this set up, the police are no longer the sole guardians of law and order and the members od the community become allies with the…

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    topic, yet not all of the groups will be considered as a discourse community. Discourse, according to Dictionary.com, means “communication of thought by words; talk; conversation,” and community is a social group that has members. John Swales, a professor of linguistics and best known for his genre analysis is the creator behind the six characteristics that determine if a community is a discourse community. A discourse community follows Swales’ six characteristics: share common goals, has a form…

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