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The moral order of a suburb / M.P. Baumgartner.

By: Baumgartner, M. PMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Oxford University Press, 1988. Description: 1 online resource (x, 172 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1423758471; 9781423758471; 1602565961; 9781602565968Subject(s): Suburbs -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies | Conflict management -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies | Suburban life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies | Neighborhoods -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Urban | Conflict management | Neighborhoods | Suburban life | Suburbs | New York (State) -- New York | Stedelijke omgeving | Gedrag | Voorsteden | Sociaal gedrag | Conflictmanagement | United States Suburbs Social aspects | Suburbs Sociology | New York (N.Y.)Genre/Form: Case studies. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Moral order of a suburb.DDC classification: 307.7/6/097471 LOC classification: HT351 | .B35 1988ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
1. INTRODUCTION; 2. THE TOWN AND THE STUDY; 3. THE MORAL ORDER OF FAMILIES; 4. THE MORAL ORDER OF FRIENDSHIPS AND NEIGHBORHOODS; 5. THE MORAL ORDER OF STRANGERS; 6. CONCLUSION; Notes; References; Index.
Summary: This study examines the way residents of an affluent New York suburb deal with conflict in their families, neighbourhoods and community. Drawing on research, observation and numerous interviews, the author provides a portrait of an increasingly prevalent type of American community.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-164) and index.

1. INTRODUCTION; 2. THE TOWN AND THE STUDY; 3. THE MORAL ORDER OF FAMILIES; 4. THE MORAL ORDER OF FRIENDSHIPS AND NEIGHBORHOODS; 5. THE MORAL ORDER OF STRANGERS; 6. CONCLUSION; Notes; References; Index.

This study examines the way residents of an affluent New York suburb deal with conflict in their families, neighbourhoods and community. Drawing on research, observation and numerous interviews, the author provides a portrait of an increasingly prevalent type of American community.

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