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Contents Acknowledgments vii Introduction ix Part 1: B. F. Skinner’s Walden Two 1. Walden Two: A Behaviorist Utopia 3 2. Behavioral Psychology and the Design of Society 22 3. Skinner’s Utopian Vision and the Issue of Control 31 Part 2: The Reception of Walden Two among Behaviorists 4. The Road Not Taken: Skinner, Experimental Communalism, and Token Economies 43 5. Sunflower House 51 6. Lake Village 55 7. Walden Three 69 00.i-xiv_Kuhl.indd 5 3/29/05 3:55:27 PM Part 3: Twin Oaks Community and the Heyday of the Communities Movement 8. The Early Days of Twin Oaks Community 81 9. The Planner-Manager System 92 10. The Communal Child-Care Program 102 11. The Labor-Credit System 106 12. The Appeal of the Labor-Credit System for the Communities Movement; or, What Communards Meant When They Said Walden Two 111 13. Why People Leave 122 Part 4: Comunidad Los Horcones: Utopia in the Desert 14. Mexican Contexts 135 15. Education 144 16. The Economic Structure 149 17. Leadership and Decision Making 150 18. Behaviorism as Religion 158 Conclusion 163 Appendix: Interviews 171 Works Cited 235 Index 241 00.i-xiv_Kuhl.indd 6 3/29/05 3:55:28 PM ...

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ISBN
9780252091650
Related ISBN
9780252029622
MARC Record
OCLC
811409117
Pages
264
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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