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A Nation of Neighborhoods

Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

A Nation of Neighborhoods( )
Author: Looker, Benjamin
Series title:Historical Studies of Urban America (CHUP) Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-07398-9
Publication Date:Jan 2016
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $136.95
Book Description:

Benjamin Looker investigates the cultural, social, and economic complexities of the idea of "neighborhood" in postwar America. In the face of urban decline, competing visions of the city neighborhood's significance and purpose became proxies for broader debates over the meaning and limits of American democracy. Looker examines radically different neighborhood visions--by urban artists, critics, writers, and activists--to show how sociological debates over what neighborhood values...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / General
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.97 x 23.37 x 3.09 cm
Book Weight:0.722 Kilograms



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