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Our patchwork nation

Dante Chinni

Our patchwork nation

the surprising truth about the "Real" America

by Dante Chinni

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Published by Gotham Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesTwelve distinct types of communities that make up America (and what they can teach us)
StatementDante Chinni and James Gimpel
ContributionsGimpel, James
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK1726 .C45 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24566313M
ISBN 109781592405732
LC Control Number2010015228
OCLC/WorldCa526057566

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October Even if you think you’re above such distinctions, we all have a rough idea of what someone means when they say “red state” or “blue state.” A red-stater stops at Dunkin’ Donuts for coffee on the way to Wal-Mart and listens to Rush Limbaugh for.

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I highly recommend this book."-Richard Florida, author of Rise of the Creative Class and Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute, University of Toronto "A great piece of work. Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth About the "real" America. New York, N.Y.: Gotham Books. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Chinni, Dante and James Gimpel, Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth About the "real" America.

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Today I read Our Patchwork Nation: The Suprising Truth about the “Real” America by journalist Dante Chinni and political scientist James Gimpel. The objective of the book is to lay out an alternative to the traditional red/blue geographic divide in the United States.

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Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth About the "Real" America. New York: Gotham Books. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Chinni, Dante and James. Gimpel, Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth About the "Real" America.

New York: Gotham Books, MLA Citation (style guide) Chinni, Dante., and James Gimpel. The result is Our Patchwork Nation, a refreshing, sometimes startling, look at how America's diversities often defy conventional wisdom. Looking at the data, they recognized that the country breaks into twelve distinct types of communities, and old categories like "soccer mom" and "working class" don't matter as much as we : Penguin Publishing Group.

Dante Chinni is the correspondent for the Patchwork nation project, a collaboration among The Christian Science Monitor, PBS News Hour, and PBS member stations. He lives in Washington, D.C. James Gimpel, Ph.D., is a professor of government at the University of Maryland, College : Penguin Publishing Group.

Our Patchwork Nation is a brilliant new way to debate and examine the issues that matter most to our communities-and to our nation.

About the Author Dante Chinni, correspondent for the Patchwork Nation project, has been a journalist for over two decades, serving stints at "Newsweek," and the "Christian Science Monitor.". The result is Our Patchwork Nation, a refreshing, sometimes startling, look at how America's diversities often defy conventional wisdom.

Looking at the data, they recognized that the country breaks into twelve distinct types of communities, and old categories like "soccer mom" and "working class" don't matter as much as we think.

Our Patchwork Nation is a wonderful book that takes us way beyond red and blue -- while also explaining the social, regional and economic roots of our partisan and ideological color wars. No matter what your politics are, you are guaranteed great fun by Dante Chinni and Jim Gimpel''s glorious charts and grafs (as well their brisk, well-written 4/5(1).Our Patchwork Nation: The Surprising Truth About the "Real" America.

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Penguin Publishing .ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "The 12 community types that make up our nation"--Cover. Previously published as .