About the author: Robert C. Anderson is a professor Emeritus, Michigan State University. He received his PhD at Michigan State University. His works are widely published in books, journals, and newspapers.
2000 0-7734-7757-8 Volume covers the concept of community from origin to demise. It offers an explanation of how rules are established and changed, and shows how to identify and map system networks. It offers an explanation of how innovations are introduced and adopted, identifies critical interaction activities and how to predict their change. It examines selected theories, philosophies, and perspectives descriptive of community life by scholars from several disciplines.