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The Resource The big sort : why the clustering of like-minded America is tearing us apart, Bill Bishop ; with Robert G. Cushing, (electronic resource)

The big sort : why the clustering of like-minded America is tearing us apart, Bill Bishop ; with Robert G. Cushing, (electronic resource)

Label
The big sort : why the clustering of like-minded America is tearing us apart
Title
The big sort
Title remainder
why the clustering of like-minded America is tearing us apart
Statement of responsibility
Bill Bishop ; with Robert G. Cushing
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: The untold story of why America is so culturally and politically divided. America may be more diverse than ever coast to coast, but the places where we live are becoming increasingly crowded with people who live, think, and vote as we do. This social transformation didn't happed by accident. We've built a country where we can all choose the neighborhood-and religion and news show-most compatible with our lifestyle and beliefs. And we are living with the consequences of this way-of-life segregation. Our country has become so polarized, so ideologically inbred, that people don't know and can't understand those who live just a few miles away. The reason for this situation, and the dire implications for our country, is the subject of this groundbreaking work. In 2004, the journalist Bill Bishop, armed with original and startling demographic data, made national news in a series of articles showing how Americans have been sorting themselves over the past three decades into alarmingly homogeneous communities-not by region or by red state or blue state, but by city and even neighborhood. In The Big Sort, Bishop deepens his analysis in a brilliantly reported book that makes its case from the ground up, starting with stories about how we live today and then drawing on history, economics, and our changing political landscape to create one of the most compelling big-picture accounts of America in recent memory. The Big Sort will draw comparisons to Robert Putnam's Bowling Alone and Richard Florida's The Rise of the Creative Class and will redefine the way Americans think about themselves for decades to come
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1953-
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Bishop, Bill
Dewey number
305.800973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
B5527 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Cushing, Robert G
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Minorities
  • Political culture
  • Group identity
  • Segregation
  • Regionalism
  • Polarization (Social sciences)
  • Social conflict
  • Segregatie
  • Homogeniteit
  • Woonwijken
  • Identificatie (psychologie)
  • United States
  • United States
  • Verenigde Staten
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The big sort : why the clustering of like-minded America is tearing us apart, Bill Bishop ; with Robert G. Cushing, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
"With a new afterword"--Cover
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-353) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1: Power Of Place -- 1: Age of political segregation -- 2: Politics of migration -- 3: Psychology of the tribe -- Part 2: Silent Revolution -- 4: Culture shift: the 1965 unraveling -- 5: Beginning of division : beauty and salvation in 1974 -- 6: Economics of the big sort: culture and growth in the 1990s -- Part 3: Way We Live Today -- 7: Religion: the missionary and the megachurch -- 8: Advertising: Grace Slick, Tricia Nixon, and you -- 9: Lifestyle: "books, beer, bikes, and Birkenstocks" -- Part 4: Politics Of People Like Us -- 10: Choosing a side -- 11: Big sort campaign -- 12: To marry your enemies -- Afterword -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 374 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547525198
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
567674d2-8fe2-49c6-a151-6205ecb11cf3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809669728
  • (OCoLC)ocn809669728
  • 917402
Label
The big sort : why the clustering of like-minded America is tearing us apart, Bill Bishop ; with Robert G. Cushing, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
"With a new afterword"--Cover
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-353) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1: Power Of Place -- 1: Age of political segregation -- 2: Politics of migration -- 3: Psychology of the tribe -- Part 2: Silent Revolution -- 4: Culture shift: the 1965 unraveling -- 5: Beginning of division : beauty and salvation in 1974 -- 6: Economics of the big sort: culture and growth in the 1990s -- Part 3: Way We Live Today -- 7: Religion: the missionary and the megachurch -- 8: Advertising: Grace Slick, Tricia Nixon, and you -- 9: Lifestyle: "books, beer, bikes, and Birkenstocks" -- Part 4: Politics Of People Like Us -- 10: Choosing a side -- 11: Big sort campaign -- 12: To marry your enemies -- Afterword -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 374 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547525198
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
567674d2-8fe2-49c6-a151-6205ecb11cf3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809669728
  • (OCoLC)ocn809669728
  • 917402

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