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Individuals in a community are bound to each other by social, religious, ethnic, occupational, or other characteristics that they have in common. They usually follow some shared rules.

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Cover of Introduction to Community and Public Health

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I'm sorry. This is probably why I dislike reading dorky books in the fields of health and sociology. The authors almost always lump folks together under goofy definitions. As a side note, we all know that, really, the most important factor in a community is economics, i.e. MONEY. I'm just reading this for my niece. 'sigh'