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The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community

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Oldenburg argues that "third places"--where people can hang out simply for the pleasures of good company--are the heart of a community's social vitality and the grassroots of democracy. of photos.

Synopsis:

The Great Good Place argues that "third places" - where people can gather, put aside the concerns of work and home, and hang out simply for the pleasures of good company and lively conversation - are the heart of a community's social vitality and the grassroots of democracy.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-323) and index.

About the Author

Ray Oldenburg lives in Pensacola, FL.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781569246818
Author:
Oldenburg, Ray
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Leisure
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Public spaces
Subject:
Leisure -- United States.
Subject:
Public spaces -- United States.
Subject:
City and town life -- United States.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Publication Date:
19990831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 pages of BandW photos
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 14 oz

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