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Democracy in Suburbia

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ISBN-10: 0691088802

ISBN-13: 9780691088808

Edition: 2001

Authors: J. Eric Oliver

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Suburbanisation is often blamed for a lack of civil engagement in the US. This work examines how suburbs influence citizen particpation in community and public affairs, as well as what it means for US democracy.
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 8/26/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.17" long x 0.68" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of Maps and Figures
List of Tables
The Rise of a Suburban Demos
All Cities Great and Small
Cities of Riches and Squalor
The Civic Paradox of Racial Segregation
A Bedroom Polis
Boomtowns and the Civic Costs of Air-Conditioning
Reform Governments and Their Aftermath
Remaking the Democratic Metropolis
The Citizen Participation / Census Dataset
Logistic and OLS Regression Equations for the Figures
Testing the Relationship between Civic Participation and "Self-Interest Rightly Understood"