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The Levittowners : ways of life and politics in a new suburban community / by Herbert J. Gans.

By: Gans, Herbert J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 1967Description: xxix, 474 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Willingboro (N.J. : Township) | Suburban life -- Case studiesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Levittowners; ways of life and politics in a new suburban community.DDC classification: 301.3/62/0974961 Other classification: 71.14 Also issued online.
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.
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HN80.L4 G3 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100686021

Includes bibliographical references (pages 452-462).

Also issued online.

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.

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