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Suburb, Central City, and Education

by Raymond W. Mack - 1968

Urbanism makes possible an unprecedented quality and quantity of transportation and communication facilities. The aggregation of people and institutions permits a more efficient educational system for the identification and exploitation of talent. The very size of the potential audience and market facilitates the expansion and diversification of intellectual and cultural opportunities. We live with the tension between the problems and the challenges. Can we learn to understand and live with urbanism? Will we be defeated by its costs or inspired by its opportunities?

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 67, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 69 Number 9, 1968, p. 71-87
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19649, Date Accessed: 8/13/2020 4:31:43 AM

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  • Raymond Mack
    Northwestern University
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    RAYMOND W. MACK is a Professor of Sociology and Chairman of the Department of Sociology at Northwestern University.
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