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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs .
Written in English


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SeriesSpectrum books
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Open LibraryOL16301396M
ISBN 100131351370

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Transforming Race and Class in Suburbia is essential reading for anyone interested in suburban decline." - Todd Swanstrom, Professor of Public Policy Studies, St. Louis University and co-author of Place Matters: Metropolitics for the 21st Century "Vicino masterfully provides a comprehensive analysis of the decline of the first-tier suburbs of Cited by: 3. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dobriner, William M. (William Mann) Class in suburbia. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, , © Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dobriner, William Mann. Class in suburbia. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [] (OCoLC)   This book should serve as a reliable and informative resource for urban scholars, planners, and policymakers, as it elucidates the reality of first-tier suburban communities and the challenges and opportunities they face in the 21st century." Selima Sultana, Urban Geography " Transforming Race and Class in Suburbia fills an important gap Pages:

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