Research in Community Sociology: Environment and Community Development Vol 7 / Edition 1

Research in Community Sociology: Environment and Community Development Vol 7 / Edition 1

by A. Chekki Dan a. Chekki, Dan a. Chekki
     
 

ISBN-10: 0762302720

ISBN-13: 9780762302727

Pub. Date: 01/29/1997

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762302727
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing
Publication date:
01/29/1997
Series:
Research in Community Sociology Series, #7
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Statement of Scope
Introduction
Following Goffman, Following Durkheim Into the Public Realm3
Observations and Observers in Conflict: Field Research in the Public Realm19
From Clusters to Arcs and Rings: Elementary Forms of Sociation in Temporary Gatherings35
Identifying and Negotiating Troubles in Public Playgrounds59
Home Ranges and Daily Rounds: Uncovering Community Among Urban Nomads77
A Family Among Strangers: Kinship Claims Among Gay Men in Public Places95
Negotiating the Public Realm: Stigma Management and Collective Action Among the Homeless121
The Urban Staging of Public Incivility145
The Skyway System and Urban Space: Vitality in Enclosed Public Places167
Shopping for Sociability in the Mall183

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