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The suburbs

Author: J John Palen
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text is intended to facilitate the discussion of modern suburbs, providing an overview of contemporary suburbia and its history. It contains data from the 1990 Census, and discusses topics such  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Palen, J. John.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1995
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J John Palen
ISBN: 0070481288 9780070481282
OCLC Number: 30031864
Description: xv, 236 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Suburban ascendancy --
Definitions and paradigms --
Rural-urban ideals and early suburbs --
The way we were: technology and metropolitan change --
The exodus: twentieth-century suburbanization --
Myths, ideology, and imagery --
Contemporary suburban variation --
Minorities in suburbia: new realities --
Women and family in the suburbs: beyond myths --
Contemporary issues and problems --
Outer cities and the malling of the land --
Planned utopias and other communities --
Quo vadis?
Responsibility: J. John Palen.
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