Sense of community in the urban environment: A catalyst for participation and community development

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This research was funded, in part, by a National Science Foundation grant #BNS-78-08827 to the Center for Community Studies, John F. Kennedy Center for Research on Education and Human Development, George Peabody College, Nashville, Tennessee. The authors thank Paul Florin, Robert Innes, Barry Lee, J. R. Newbrough, and Richard Rich for their comments on earlier versions of this paper.

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Chavis, D.M., Wandersman, A. Sense of community in the urban environment: A catalyst for participation and community development. Am J Commun Psychol 18, 55–81 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00922689

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  • Social Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Urban Environment
  • Community Development