Idle Haven; Community Building Among the Working-Class Retired, (Study in Urbanization & Environmental Design)

by Sheila K. Johnson

Publisher: Univ of California Pr

Written in English
Published: Pages: 216 Downloads: 705
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  • Mobile home living,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Retirement, Places of,
  • United States,
  • Case studies,
  • Working class
The Physical Object
Number of Pages216
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Open LibraryOL7708229M
ISBN 100520019091
ISBN 109780520019096

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She specialized in cross-cultural gerontology, and her dissertation, Idle Haven: Community-Building Among the Working-Class Retired was published by the University of California Press. After teaching at San Francisco, Hayward, and Sonoma State Universities, she became a free-lance writer and published numerous articles in The New York Times.

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