A nation of strangers / Vance Packard.


New York : McKay, [1972] .

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Subjects Aislamiento social.
Migración interna -- EE. UU.
Migration, Internal -- United States.
Migration, Internal.
Social conditions
Social isolation.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.
United States.
Description xiv, 368 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
©1972
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents A society of torn roots -- Towns for company gypsies -- Migrating firms, and the towns they invade -- The three-shift towns -- Staging areas for modern nomads -- Life on the nuclear frontier -- Collegiate breeding grounds for transients -- The snowbirds of centrifugal families -- Ethnic churning in people-imploding cities -- And three novel forms of urban sprawl -- What it means to transplant today's family -- On rebuilding a social circle -- New institutions to serve high-mobiles -- The arguments for a high-mobile society -- Curious life styles of loosely rooted people -- Two towns: a comparison in personal relations -- Proneness to malaise of loosely rooted people -- Impact on the children --People turnover and community demoralization -- On recovering our sense of continuity -- New approaches to a sense of community -- Are one-layer communities the answer? -- New towns, and a bold test of neighborliness.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)456586
(OCoLC)ocm00456586
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Packard, Vance, 1914-1996.
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