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Levittowners

Herbert J. Gans

Levittowners

ways of life and politics in a new suburban community

by Herbert J. Gans

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Published by Allen Lane The Penguin Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Herbert J.Gans.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 474p.
Number of Pages474
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13947101M

Herbert Gans is Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University. He is the author of numerous books including The Urban Villagers (Free Press ), Popular Culture and High Culture (Basic Books ), The Levittowners (Columbia University Press ), and Democracy and the News (Oxford University Press ). Book Review: The Levittowners: Ways of Life and Politics in a New Suburban Community by H. J. Gans, Allen Lane The Penguin Press, , pp. , 70/-H.B. Rodgers. Urban Studies 5: 3, Download Citation. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice Author: H.B. Rodgers.

May 29,  · Book Review: The Levittowners: Ways of Life and Politics in a New Suburban Community. Brandon P. Martinez. Teaching Sociology 3, Download Citation. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice. Simply select your manager software from the list Author: Brandon P. Martinez. Popular Culture and High Culture: An Analysis and Evaluation Of Taste - Ebook written by Herbert Gans. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Popular Culture and High Culture: An Analysis and Evaluation Of Taste.3/5(2).

It will be a book well read by students of sociology and town planning, and from its reading they will profit greatly. American Sociological Review. The Levittowners does more than illuminate for us American suburbia; it also contributes to our understanding of that elusive matter, the Brand: Columbia University Press. In , Levitt and Sons purchased most of Willingboro Township, New Jersey and built 11, homes. This, their third Levittown, became the site of one of urban sociology's most famous community studies, Herbert J. Gans's The Levittowners. The product of two years of living in Levittown.


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