The Connected Communities Projects have produced a wide variety of resources from reports to films. Many of these resources are available through the links on this page. Individual project websites are also a great place to look for resources and further information - you can access them through our Project Pages.

An exploration of the relation between the concepts of ‘community’ and ‘future’ in philosophy

This scoping study has examined a range of contemporary and historical philosophical approaches to understanding the relation between the concepts of ‘community’ and ‘future’. Read more

Conflict with and between communities: Exploring the role of communities in helping to defeat and/or endorse terrorism and the interface with policing efforts to counter terrorism

This initial scoping study seeks to examine conflict within and between communities – with respect to the role of communities in helping to defeat and/or endorse terrorism and the interface with policing efforts to counter terrorism. Read more

Youth and Community: Connections and Disconnections

This literature scoping project engaged with a series of issues concerning the ‘connectedness’ of young people with their communities and community agencies. Read more

Situating Community through Creative Technologies and Practice

This interdisciplinary scoping study critically discusses the relationships between communities and their creative uses of digital technologies: the nature of this use, its impact on the formation and sustenance of communities, and the potential this holds for social change. Read more

The changing nature of ‘connectivity’ within and between communities

We examined conceptualisations of the kinds of connections which can form, tie and strengthen community – and, importantly, the significance of these for the kinds of communities constructed. Read more

ICT use and connectivity of minority communities in Wales

This project has aimed to gain an understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on changing cultures and patterns of connectivity within and between minority communities and the potential of multifaceted digital divides in constraining or shaping these forms of connectivity. Read more

Public participation as a process of de-politicization

This study focused on writings on the notion of “postpolitics” and on the argument that public participation has become no more than a strategy of de-politicization. Read more

Concepts and meanings of community in the social sciences

This project undertook to produce a conceptual review, linking theoretical underpinnings with the usage of the concepts of community in empirical research and describing the manner in which these conceptualisations appear in government and non-government sector policies and practices. Read more

Whose Remembrance?

This Scoping Study looked at how far there is an awareness of the history of colonial troops and how they contributed to and were affected by service in the two world wars. Read more

Imagining the Place of Home

This scoping study and research review examines the relationship between how home and community are the product of powerful acts of imagining. It focuses on each of these terms and of their relationship to the imagination and to each other. Read more