Pompe,  however, contends that much of what has been written regarding gated communities
reflects author bias and often concentrates on opinions about the sociological effects of "walling America" and further segregating income classes.
Second, gated communities
are characterized by a form of "private" government: homeowner associations.
In Chapter 2 the authors deal with the concept of community and conclude that Americans are turning to gated communities
because they feel threatened by crime, traffic, and noise.
These well-thought-out gated communities
offer the full range of elegant country club living along with the convenience of apartment dwelling.
Welcome to America, nation of 20,000 gated communities
are themselves a microcosm of America's larger spatial pattern of segmentation and separation by income, race and economic opportunity.
Since 1999, Envera Systems has provided gated communities
with an alternative to traditional guards.
Key words: gated communities
, national identity, planning practice
Blakely and Snyder (6) argue that that gated communities
share certain common characteristics--namely 'they create physical barriers to access [and] privatize community space not merely individual space'.
The increase in illegitimacy, divorce, single motherhood, and working moms led, in turn, to more crime, which led to gated communities
and declining trust.
Sales opportunities for the ZENN, including larger fleets, abound in many niche markets such as resorts, urban core environments, gated communities
, convention centers, airports, college and business campuses, municipalities, parks and more.
The Williamses' rejection of gated communities
is a sentiment some developers say is becoming more common all over Southern California, especially in the still-developing suburbs around Los Angeles.