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Sociology 240 Synthesis Paper One Synthesis Paper One Option #3 Communities of place are definitely deteriorating in our modern society and many former booming towns around the world are turning into literal ghost towns. A good example of a great community of place would be the suburban towns in the mid 1960’s. The towns were very close knit communities and the families and businesses would all benefit off of one another because they were all local family owned drug stores, doctors’ offices, grocery stores etc. Some major factors that communities of place are disappearing all around the world are probably because of new technological advances, businesses exporting their manufacturing and production out of the country, and also from buying goods from foreign lands instead of supporting our local economies. Some good examples of this are the old American mining communities. Before many companies realized they could get cheaper labor and goods out of country most mining

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