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Sense of Community

Scope Note: 
Feelings that individuals have about their community that include feeling that they belong to the group, feeling like they have an influence on the group, feeling that the group helps to fulfill their needs, and feeling that they share an emotional connection to other members of the group. Prior to 2004, this concept may have been indexed with the Identifier "Sense of Community".
Category: Individual Development and Characteristics
Broader Terms
Psychological Patterns
Narrower Terms
N/A
Related Terms
Community
Group Membership
Group Unity
Peer Acceptance
Psychological Needs
Social Networks
Social Psychology
Social Support Groups
Well Being
Added to ERIC: 9/4/2015