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Miami and Chicago Communities Differences Essay

  • Submitted by: bnoel25
  • on October 7, 2013
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 787 words

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What is community and why should educators be concerned with it? When people asked me about what ‘community’ means to me, I answer by saying it is a networks. For me, my deepest sense of belonging is to our most intimate social networks, especially family and friends. Beyond that perimeter lie work, church, neighborhood, civic life, and assortment of other “weak ties.   It is helpful to begin by noting that community can be approached as a value. Miami is a great place to live, whereas most people would say that Chicago is not a great place to live because of the enormous crime rate that over there.  
Miami have low crime rate in respectable school for children. The hot weather, amazing beaches and low crime –it a pretty good trifecta if you ask me. According to areavibese Miami violent crime index is 30% less than the US average and the overall crime index is 9% less than the US average. Also worth noting is that the number of assaults in Virginia Beach is only 97 per 100,000 people which are minute compared to the national average of 240? It's nice to know that when you're enjoying your fun in the sun in Virginia Beach that you will be safe as well.
I can say a habitation is a community where people live in enjoy themselves. Territorial or place community can be seen as where people have something in common, and this shared element is understood geographically. Miami crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 11 years with violent crime increasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Virginia Beach for 2012 is expected to be lower than in 2009.
In interest or ‘elective’ communities people share a common characteristic other than places. They are linked together by factors such as religious belief, sexual orientation, occupation or ethnic origin. In this way we may talk about the ‘gay community’, the ‘Catholic community’ or the ‘Chinese community’. Development in what might be called the...

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