Community Power Structure A Study of Decision Makers by Floyd Hunter

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Reference,
  • Community leadership,
  • Power (Social sciences)

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11294161M
ISBN 100807840335
ISBN 109780807840337

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The sad part is this book Cited by: Community Power Structure: A Study of Decision Makers. In this study of busy, complex Regional City -- and it is a real city -- the author has analyzed the power structure from top to bottom.

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He has searched out the men of power and, under fictitious names, has described them as they initiate policies in their offices, their homes, their clubs.

Community Power Structure is not an expose. It is a description and discussion of a social phenomenon as it occured. It is based on sound field research, including personal observation and.

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The African American community is also studied, with its own power structure and its own complicated relations with the large community. The method of study is fully described in an Appendix.

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Christens.Floyd Hunter. American social worker and administrator, community worker, professor, and author, Floyd Hunter (born ) was an originator of the "power structure" or elite concept in contemporary sociology. Floyd Hunter was born on Februin Richmond, Kentucky, son of Jesse Hunter, a farmer, and Dovie Benton.

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