Community political systems

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Greenwood Press, 1978 - Political Science - 259 pages
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Contents

CONVERGING PERSPECTIVES IN COM
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THE BIFURCATION OF POWER IN A SATELLITE CITY
19
THE IMPACT OF PARTY ORGANIZATION IN AN INDUS
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Morris Janowitz was an American sociologist educated at the University of Chicago. As a student of many Chicago School theorists, he was most interested in the process of communication and its role in establishing a sense of community. Prejudice was another lifelong interest. During World War II, Janowitz worked as a propaganda analyst for the U.S. Department of Justice. He is best known for The Community Press in An Urban Setting (1980), his early study of the role of newspapers in establishing a sense of community. This work combined his interest in the press as an agent of solidarity with his concern about the perpetuation of prejudice.

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