(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2009)

Document title

Learning to the suburban : the production of community in Westwood Hills, Pennsylvania, 1952-1958

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)


  • Dept. of Geography, Univ., Toronto, CANADA


In 1952, working-class women in the newly built suburb of Westwood Hills, began publishing a mimeographed newsletter entitled The Hilltrotter. They used the newsletter to shape their community and by doing so learned and taught how to be suburban. The A. shows how the women produced a constellation of identities (community, class, age, gender) and citizenship


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 2009, vol. 35, no4 [pp. 743-768]

Collation : 3 fig.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 19070

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