Privatopia: Homeowner Associations and the Rise of Residential Private Government / Edition 1

Privatopia: Homeowner Associations and the Rise of Residential Private Government / Edition 1

by Evan McKenzie
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300066384

ISBN-13: 9780300066388

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

This book is the first comprehensive study of the political and social issues posed by the rise of common-interest housing developments and their private governments. Tracing the history of this type of housing from the nineteenth century to the present, McKenzie highlights the important but little-understood role public policy has played in advancing this

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This book is the first comprehensive study of the political and social issues posed by the rise of common-interest housing developments and their private governments. Tracing the history of this type of housing from the nineteenth century to the present, McKenzie highlights the important but little-understood role public policy has played in advancing this large-scale "privatization for the few," and he concludes by considering the implications for civil liberties and for politics at all levels of government.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300066388
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
245
Sales rank:
837,291
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

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