The American Suburb: The Basics / Edition 1

The American Suburb: The Basics / Edition 1

by Jon C. Teaford
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Taylor & Francis
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The American Suburb: The Basics / Edition 1

The American Suburb: The Basics is a compact, readable introduction to the origins and contemporary realities of the American suburb. Teaford provides an account of contemporary American suburbia, examining its rise, its diversity, its commercial life, its government, and its housing issues. While offering a wide-ranging yet detailed account of the dominant way of life in America today, Teaford also explores current debates regarding suburbia’s future. Americans live in suburbia, and this essential survey explains the all-important world in which they live, shop, play, and work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415951654
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/03/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Creating Suburbia 2. Diverse Suburbia 3. Commercial Suburbia 4. Governing Suburbia 5. Housing Suburbia 6. Planning Suburbia 7. The Basics

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