Behind the Gates: Life, Security, and the Pursuit of Happiness in Fortress America

Behind the Gates: Life, Security, and the Pursuit of Happiness in Fortress America

by Setha Low
     
 

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415944380
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue1
Ch. 1Unlocking the Gated Community7
Ch. 2Arriving at the Gates27
Ch. 3Searching for Community53
Ch. 4Re-creating the Past73
Ch. 5Protecting the Children and Safety for All93
Ch. 6Fear of Crime111
Ch. 7Fear of Others133
Ch. 8Niceness and Property Values153
Ch. 9Private Governance, Taxes, and Moral Minimalism175
Ch. 10Easing the Way to Retirement199
Ch. 11Don't Fence Me In219
App. 1: Methods233
App. 2Residential History Interview Schedule237
Notes241
Bibliography251
Index263

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