Provides an introduction to urban sociology and urban studies and offers an overview of the changing urban scene, with up-to-date information on urban patterns and the nature of urban life in the 1990s. The text expands beyond the urban dynamics to focus on urbanization worldwide.
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This text presents a cross-cultural look at cities and suburbs around the world. It offers an overview of the changing urban scene, covering evolving patterns and the changing nature of urban life. It provides coverage of women in metropolitan areas.About the Author:
J. John Palen is the author of a dozen books on sociology and is a Professor of Sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University where he has received the College of Humanities and Sciences Distinguished Scholar Award. In 1997 he was designated a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar and has held the Fulbright Chair in North American Studies at the University of Calgary. He likes progressive jazz, hiking in the Blue Ridge, and exploring cities.
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Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800704808891.0
Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0070480885