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.
This book, along with Jane Jacobs' Death & Life of Great Cities, could be the basis of a college course on the sociology of urban neighborhoods. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Chicago Slim
A good read and a wonderful resource for my dissertation on physical space and community.Published 4 months ago by Daniel M. Maxwell
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 8 months 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 9 months 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 11 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 11 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 14 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 16 months ago by C. Hunt Jr