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The New Urban Sociology / Edition 2
     

The New Urban Sociology / Edition 2

by Mark Gottdiener, Ray Hutchison, Ray Hutchinson
 

ISBN-10: 0072891807

ISBN-13: 9780072891805

Pub. Date: 11/19/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The first edition of The New Urban Sociology represented a major breakthrough text for urban sociology and urban studies programs. Now in its second edition, the text has been completely revised and updated throughout to include discussions of many current topics and new case study material highlighting recent work in the field. This book is organized

Overview

The first edition of The New Urban Sociology represented a major breakthrough text for urban sociology and urban studies programs. Now in its second edition, the text has been completely revised and updated throughout to include discussions of many current topics and new case study material highlighting recent work in the field. This book is organized around an integrated paradigm throughout – the sociospatial perspective – which considers the role played by social factors such as race, class, gender, lifestyle, economics, culture, and politics on the development of metropolitan areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072891805
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/19/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

1 The New Urban Sociology

2 The Origins of Urbanization and the Characteristics of Cities

3 Urbanization in the United States

4 The Metropolitan Period in the United States: 1920 to 1960

5 The Post Industrial Period: 1960 to present

6 The Rise of Urban Sociology

7 Contemporary Urban Sociology: The Sociospatial Approach

8 People and Lifestyles in the Metropolis

9 Neighborhoods, the Public Environment, and Theories of Urban Life

10 Metropolitan Problems: Poverty, Racism, Crime, Housing, and Fiscal Crisis

11 Local Politics: City and Suburban Governments

12 Urbanization in the Industrialized World: Western and Eastern Europe and Japan

13 Third World Urbanization

14 Environmental Issues and Metropolitan Planning

15 Metropolitan Social Policy and the Future of Urban Sociology

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