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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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 McGraw-Hill, 1992. Unknown Binding. Book Condition: Used: Good. 4th. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0070481210