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|Awards:||Commended for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013.|
|Description:||xvii, 498 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||List of figures --
List of profiles --
You have to deal with everybody : the inhabitants of small towns --
Going to be buried right here : how residents view their towns --
Community spirit : small-town identities that bind --
The Frog Pond : making sense of work and money --
Leadership : earning respect, improving the community --
Habits of faith : the social role of small-town congregations --
Contentious issues : the moral sentiments of community life --
Washington is broken : politics and the new populism --
Keep your doors open : shaping the future --
Concluding reflections : community in small towns --
Selected bibliography --
One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013 "Small-Town America is full of surprising findings... [A]cutely aware of the fragility of small towns, Wuthnow believes they have a viable
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