Title

Stigma, Reputation, and Place Structuration in a Coastal New England Town

Document Type

Book Chapter - Merrimack Access Only

Editor

Gregory M. Fulkerson

Alexander R. Thomas

Publication Title

Studies in Urbanormativity: Rural Community in Urban Society

Publisher

Lexington Books

Publication Date

2014

Publisher location

Lanham, MD

Abstract/ Summary

This case study examines how a New England town exemplified the rural as wild image through being identified by its reputation for lawlessness, backwardness, and inbreeding.