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The Resource A nation of strangers, Vance Packard

A nation of strangers, Vance Packard

Label
A nation of strangers
Title
A nation of strangers
Statement of responsibility
Vance Packard
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
301.32/6/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HN65
LC item number
.P3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A nation of strangers, Vance Packard
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 368 pages
Lccn
72085755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm00456586
Label
A nation of strangers, Vance Packard
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 368 pages
Lccn
72085755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm00456586

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