FRSM Theme Essay

FRSM Theme Essay - Smith 1 Sharron K. Smith February 22,...

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Smith 1 Sharron K. Smith February 22, 2008 FRSM 1100-15 Theme Essay Community Turnock's Public Health: What It Is and How It Works defines community as a group people with common characteristics such as geographic, professional, cultural, racial, religious, or socio-economic similarities. It also states that communities can be defined by location, race, ethnicity, age, occupation, interest in particular problems or outcomes, or other common bonds. The concept of community becomes relevant and significant in many aspects of life. For instance, the types of communities one wishes to be associated with throughout life and the path they take to be accepted into that particular community is an integral part of maturing and becoming a productive member of society. Another way, this concept is important is that because it affects a person, whether they think about it or not. One can be part of a community based simply on the area in which they live or the values they perceive to be important. I refer to these as “voluntary” communities and “involuntary” communities. Lastly, it must be noted that
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