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The Levittowners; ways of life and politics in a new suburban community,

Author: Herbert J Gans
Publisher: New York, Vintage Books [1967]
Series: Vintage giant, V-491.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gans, Herbert J.
Levittowners; ways of life and politics in a new suburban community.
New York, Vintage Books [1967]
(OCoLC)908650759
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert J Gans
OCLC Number: 1277951
Description: xxix, 474 pages 25 cm
Contents: Part 1 --
The origin of a community --
The planners of Levittown --
The Levittowners --
and why they came --
The beginnings of group life --
The founding of churches --
The new school sytastem --
The emergence of party politics --
The origin of a community --
Part 2: The quality of suburban life --
Social life: suburban homogeneity and conformity --
The vitality of community culture --
Family and individual adaptation --
The impact of the community --
Part 3: The democracy of politics --
Political communication --
The decision-making process --
Politics and planning --
Levittown and America.
Series Title: Vintage giant, V-491.
Responsibility: by Herbert J. Gans.

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