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As such it may well be used to bring together a number of elements, for example, solidarity, commitment, mutuality and trust.
Beyond this there are issues around the way ‘community’ appears in political discourse.As Lee and Newby (1983: 57) point out, the fact that people live close to one another does not necessarily mean that they have much to do with each other. The collapse and revival of American community, New York: Simon and Schuster. There may be little interaction between neighbours. The definition of ‘community’ or ‘communion’ can, thus, become an exclusionary act. The benefits of belonging to a particular group are denied to non-members. The personal consequences of work in the new capitalism, New York: Norton.
Place and interest communities may well coincide – for example in the case of places where many of those who live there work in the same industry – such as was the case in ‘mining villages’.