Synopses & Reviews
Neither a city nor a traditional suburb, Orange County, California represents a striking example of a new kind of social formation. This multidisciplinary volume offers a cogent case study of the "postsuburban" phenomenon.
About the Author
Rob Kling is Professor in the Program in Information and Computer Science, the Graduate School of Management, and the Public Policy Research Organization at the University of California, Irvine. Spencer Olin is Professor of History and Mark Poster is Professor of History, both at the University of California, Irvine.
Table of Contents
The Emergence of Postsuburbia: An Introduction
, Rob Kling, Spencer Olin, and Mark Poster
The Multinucleated Metropolitan Region: A Comparative Analysis, M. Gottdienerand George Kephart
Designing the Model Community: The Irvine Company and Suburban Development, 1950-88, Martin Schiesl
The Information Labor Force, Rob Kling and Clark Turner
Changing Consumption Patterns, Alladi Venkatesh
Public Ceremony in a Private Culture: Orange County Celebrates the Fourth ofJuly, Debra Gold Hansen and Mary P. Ryan
Narcissism or Liberation? Child Raising inthe Affluent Middle-Class Family, Mark Poster
Intraclass Conflict and the Politics of aFragmented Region, 1945-88, Spencer Olin
Grass-Roots Protest and the Politics of Planning: Santa Ana, 1976-88, Lisbeth Haas
The Taxpayers' Revolt, William Gayk