Home > Society & social sciences > Society & culture: general > Social groups > Gender studies, gender groups > Good Neighborhoods
Good Neighborhoods

Good Neighborhoods


  • Gray Star
  • Gray Star
  • Gray Star
  • Gray Star
  • Gray Star



International Edition


About the Book

What makes a good neighborhood? Can one neighborhood be good for all people? Brower's study examines the variable image of the ideal residential area in contemporary and earlier writings, from utopian visions and popular media to historical records and the findings of social science research. Brower identifies four common ideal neighborhood types, each providing a distinct and specific residential experience that suits a particular way of life. He details the characteristics of each of these good neighborhoods, and argues that their coexistence in a single urban environment is not only possible, but desirable; it creates a healthy variety of residential areas that, together, suit the needs and desires of different urban dwellers. This absorbing and timely study will be of interest to scholars and professionals in urban studies, urban design and planning, environmental studies, environment psychology, and sociology.


About the Author:

SIDNEY BROWER is Professor of Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Maryland in College Park. He is the author of Design in Familiar Places (Praeger, 1988).


Best Sellers



Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780275951818
  • Publisher: Praeger Publishers
  • Publisher Imprint: Praeger Publishers
  • Height: 243 mm
  • No of Pages: 232
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 512 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0275951812
  • Publisher Date: 30 Nov 1996
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 21 mm
  • Width: 162 mm


Similar Products


Write A Review
Write your own book review for Good Neighborhoods
  • Gray Star
  • Gray Star
  • Gray Star
  • Gray Star
  • Gray Star


 

 

Top Reviews
Be the first to write a review on this book Good Neighborhoods

New Arrivals



Inspired by your browsing history