The book is relevant in both academic and non-academic settings.
The project of The Great Good Place is to demonstrate why public spaces-- particularly gathering spaces-- are essential to the health of the community.
I was disappointed to find only a single copy of this book in all the univeristy and state libraries in Western Australia.
everyone thinks starbucks invented "the third place"...in fact..they did not...this is an amazing book if you need to understand the sociology of cafes.Published 16 days ago by fhcgsps
This book will help make the places where we live in the 21st century better places to live!
Rich conversation is almost a thing of the past and Oldenburg defines some... Read more
A great book on how people are drawn to spaces and what makes the spaces so inviting. I'm using this for my dissertation on college classrooms, but for anyone who wants to create... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Shannon
The book shipped quickly and arrived in good shape. However, I was disappointed by the content. Ray Oldenburg apparently decided to do a "mail-it-in" job. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Great book! Arrived much earlier than expected and was in great condition. Terrific read and would recommend to many people in many professions--definitely great "food for... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Beth McCallister
awesome product and a great low price. i need the book for a class for college. when im done with the book its going to my professorPublished 6 months ago by ROADRASH
Great Resource for school, it was very helpful. I will look at others like this. Good, Good, Good, Good Resource.Published 9 months ago by C. Hunt Jr
Jane Jacobs (1992) in The Death and Life of Great American Cities described the challenges to peoples' sense of community derived from urban planning and design when little... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book is an essential sociological study in "third places" and their importance to society and even viable democracies. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Michael Ruckman