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

New York : Vintage Books, c1967.

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
LIB stacks
HN80.W5 G3 1967 Available Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
HN80.L4 G3 1967 Available Request
Subjects Suburban life -- Case studies.
Willingboro (N.J. : Township)
Description xxix, 474 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 452-462) and index.
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.
Geographic Area New Jersey
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm04368132
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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