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Author Gans, Herbert J.

Title The Levittowners : ways of life and politics in a new suburban community / by Herbert J. Gans
Published New York : Pantheon Books, [1967]


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 W'PONDS  307.740974961 Gan  AVAILABLE
Description xxix, 474 pages : frontisp. ; 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
Notes Bibliography: p. 452-462
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 452-462
Notes Also issued online
Subject Suburban life -- Case studies.
Suburban life -- New Jersey -- Levittown
Suburban Population.
Levittown (N.J.)
Levittown (N.J.) -- Social conditions.
Willingboro (N.J. : Township)
LC no. 66017359