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Counterfeit community : the exploitation of our longings for connectedness

Author: John F Freie
Publisher: Lanham, Md : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As Counterfeit Community shows, building genuine community means no quick fixes and no false appeals. The hard work of weaving relationships must be combined with political, economic, and social change to counter the counterfeit trend.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Freie, John F., 1947-
Counterfeit community.
Lanham, Md : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1998
(DLC) 98017073
(OCoLC)38885948
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John F Freie
OCLC Number: 607069789
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 212 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Chapter 1 Identifying the Counterfeit Chapter 2 Genuine Community Chapter 3 Housing Chapter 4 Public Spaces Chapter 5 The Workplace Chapter 6 Political Community Chapter 7 Religion Chapter 8 Cyberspace Chapter 9 Popular Solutions Chapter 10 Pathways to Genuine Community
Responsibility: John F. Freie.

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From gated communities to Heaven's Gate, the idea and practice of community in America has not only declined but mutated. This text examines the counterfeit community in America from a number of  Read more...

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