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Reflecting on Community Changes and Development

How has your home community (pick any Indian city, town, or neighborhood where you grew up) changed since you were a child? Have there been significant changes in the community's economic base and in its racial and ethnic profile? Have the community's social problems intensified or lessened over time? Is unemployment currently a major problem? What are the community's future prospects? (Note: If you spent your childhood in several different communities, choose one that you have visited recently.)

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Dear Student,

Hi and thank you for using BrainMass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular problem, your professor is asking you to show that you understand social change. Since you did not indicate what 'Indian' refers to (the country, India or Native-American), I have shown you how to answer such a question from a general point but not being specific to a particular geographic (and thus, cultural) origin. I suggest this outline:

1. A little about your town/city of origin - provide some background info.
2. Changes over time - social issues - what are they? Has it intensified from the past or changed in the future?
3. Future of the town - what is going on that indicates what can likely happen?

The solution below should get you started. Good luck with your studies.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

About my Town

I grew up in a small town with a population of around 30,000. This means that people knew their neighbours and neighbours talked to each other. The Priest knew my parents and grandparents and the main street in the town is not ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of community social issues and presenting the case of one's own community and the problems it has. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.