%0 Journal Article
	%A R. Rafiemanzelat 
	%D 2016
	%J International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering
	%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
	%I Open Science Index 113, 2016
	%T Gated Communities and Sense of Community: A Review on the Social Features of Gated Communities
	%U https://publications.waset.org/pdf/10007443
	%V 113
	%X Since the mid-1970s, gated communities distributed in Latin America. They are a kind of residential development where there are privatized public spaces, and access to the area is restricted. They have specific impacts on the neighborhoods that located outside their walls such as threatening security, limiting access, and spreading social inequality. This research mainly focused on social features of gated community as; segregation, fragmentation, exclusion, specifically on sense of community and typology of gated communities. The conclusion will clarify the pros and cons of gated communities and how it could be successful or not.

	%P 671 - 676