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Politics in a suburban community

John Marcus Power

Politics in a suburban community

the N.S.W. State election in Manly, 1965

by John Marcus Power

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Published by Sydney University Press, Price Milburn, Methuen in [Sydney], [New Zealand, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Manly, Australia (New South Wales)
    • Subjects:
    • New South Wales. Parliament -- Elections.,
    • Elections -- Manly, Australia (New South Wales)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statementedited by John Power.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ4593.M35 P68
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 191 p.
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4323035M
      ISBN 100424057107
      LC Control Number78363337
      OCLC/WorldCa43223

        President Trump has focused on suburbs in his reelection bid — voters there make up half the electorate. And in recent years, racial, economic and immigration trends have diversified suburbs.   His book, "The Levittowners: Life and Politics in a New Suburban Community" was published in Gans' experience in Levittown was a positive one and he supported suburban sprawl since a house in a homogenous community (of almost all whites) is what many people of the era desired and even demanded.

        They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. Increasingly in the United States, you also can’t judge a library’s value to its community by simply its books. Let us explain. Politics (from Greek πολιτικός, "of, for, or relating to citizens"), is a process by which groups of people make collective decisions. The term is generally applied .

      Political science, the systematic study of governance by the application of empirical and generally scientific methods of analysis. As traditionally defined and studied, political science examines the state and its organs and institutions. The contemporary discipline, however, is considerably broader than this, encompassing studies of all the societal, cultural, and psychological factors that. Levittown, formerly Island Trees, is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, New York on Long is located half way between the villages of Hempstead and of the census, the CDP had a total population of 51,, making it the most populated CDP in Nassau County and the second most populated CDP on Long Island, .


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