The Joy Ride and the Silver Screen: Commercial Leisure, Delinquency and Play Reform in Los Angeles, 1900-1980

By: Belyea, Marlou

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[worn copy, several creases in front cover, small tear at bottom of front cover, some soiling to page edges, a few bent page corners]. (maps, graphs) An analysis of the "history of the shifting struggle of working class and middle class over leisure" in Los Angeles, with particular emphasis on the role played by the automobile and the movies. The author employed social research by public and private agencies, unpublished histories of public and private recrreation agencies, police statistics, and dissertations and theses done at the schools of Sociology and Education at the University of Southern California. ("This is an authorized facsimile, made from the microfilm master copy of the original dissertation or masters thesis published by UMI.")

Title: The Joy Ride and the Silver Screen: Commercial Leisure, Delinquency and Play Reform in Los Angeles, 1900-1980

Author: Belyea, Marlou

Categories: California,

Edition: Unstated edition

Publisher: Ann Arbor MI, UMI Dissertation Services: 1995 (c.1983)

ISBN Number: NO

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 14926

Keywords: Los Angeles Juvenile Delinquency Automobiles Popular Culture Ethnic Groups