Communitas: Means of Livelihood and Ways of Life

TitleCommunitas: Means of Livelihood and Ways of Life
Year for Search1947
AuthorsGoodman, Percival (1904-89), and Goodman, Paul (1911-72)
Date Published1947
PublisherUniversity of Chicago Press
Place PublishedChicago, IL
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Eutopia. Non-fiction presentation of ideal city planning with a number of specific proposals for ideal communities both in the text and in the appendices. Percival Goodman’s “Afterword” also includes specific proposals for ideal communities and includes a fourth paradigm taken from his 1977 Goodman. 

Additional Publishers

2nd ed. New York: Vintage Books, 1960. There appear to be two states of this paperback reprint, one of which has 2nd ed. rev. and the subtitle Ways of Livlihood and Means of Life on the cover but not the title page. Rpt. New York: Columbia University Press, 1990 with an “Afterword: Communitas Revisited” (225-55) by Percival Goodman and the subtitle Ways of Livlihood and Means of Life on the cover but not the title page. 

Info Notes

See also their “Banning Cars from Manhattan.” Dissent (New York) 8.3 (Summer 1961): 304-11. Rpt. in Paul Goodman, Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals (New York: Random House, 1962), 145-55; and 1973 Goodman.

Author Note

Percival (1904-89) Paul Goodman (1911-72)

Full Text

1947 Goodman, Percival (1904-89) and Paul Goodman (1911-72). Communitas: Means of Livelihood and Ways of Life. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. 2nd ed. New York: Vintage Books, 1960. There appear to be two states of this paperback reprint, one of which has 2nd ed. rev. and the subtitle Ways of Livlihood and Means of Life on the cover but not the title page. Rpt. New York: Columbia University Press, 1990 with an “Afterword: Communitas Revisited” (225-55) by Percival Goodman and the subtitle Ways of Livlihood and Means of Life on the cover but not the title page.

Non-fiction eutopia presenting ideal city planning with a number of specific proposals for ideal communities both in the text and in the appendices. Percival Goodman’s “Afterword” also includes specific proposals for ideal communities and includes a fourth paradigm taken from his 1977 Goodman. See also their “Banning Cars from Manhattan.” Dissent (New York) 8.3 (Summer 1961): 304-11. Rpt. in Paul Goodman, Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals (New York: Random House, 1962), 145-55; and 1973 Goodman.