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Book Description PHI Learning, 2010. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Cities and Urban Life, authored by two of the best-known textbook writers in the field, provides a comprehensive introduction to urban sociology, urban anthropology, and urban studies courses. Primarily sociological in approach, this book incorporates historical, social, psychological, geographical, and anthropological insights. It also gives extensive attention to the ?new? political economy approach to urban studies. The authors use global cities as case studies for more relevance to students. KEY FEATURES : Discussion of the vulnerability of cities to acts of terrorism ? Provides students with new insight into the effects of terrorism on their lives. Expanded discussion of cities and the world economy ? Gives students a global perspective regarding urban sociology, allowing them to understand and track the latest trends in the field. A global perspective ? offers a look at the history and current urbanization in four major world regions: Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Provides global context of regions where urbanization is now most rapid, with cities reaching unprecedented size. Case studies ? Offer a broad socio-historical look at major cities in various regions of the world. Contents Special Features Preface Part I Understanding the City: Its Origin and Development Chapter 1 Exploring the City Chapter 2 The Origins and Development of the World?s Cities Chapter 3 The Development of North American Cities Chapter 4 Today?s Cities and Suburbs Part II Disciplinary Perspectives Chapter 5 Urban Sociology: Classic and Modern Statements Chapter 6 Spatial Perspectives: Making Sense of Space Chapter 7 Critical Urban Sociology: The City and Capitalism Chapter 8 Social Psychology: The Urban Experience Chapter 9 Comparative Urbanism: The City and Culture Part III The Structure of the City Chapter 10 Stratificaiton and Social Class: Urban and Suburban Lifestyles Chapter 11 Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: Urban Diversity Chapter 12 Housing, Education, Crime: Confronting Urban Problems Part IV Global Urban Developments Chapter 13 Cities in the Developing World Chapter 14 Planning the Urban Environment Glossary References Photo Credits Index Printed Pages: 480. Bookseller Inventory # 28996

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Book Description PHI Learning, 2010. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Cities and Urban Life, authored by two of the best-known textbook writers in the field, provides a comprehensive introduction to urban sociology, urban anthropology, and urban studies courses. Primarily sociological in approach, this book incorporates historical, social, psychological, geographical, and anthropological insights. It also gives extensive attention to the “new” political economy approach to urban studies. The authors use global cities as case studies for more relevance to students. KEY FEATURES : Discussion of the vulnerability of cities to acts of terrorism â€" Provides students with new insight into the effects of terrorism on their lives. Expanded discussion of cities and the world economy â€" Gives students a global perspective regarding urban sociology, allowing them to understand and track the latest trends in the field. A global perspective â€" offers a look at the history and current urbanization in four major world regions: Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Provides global context of regions where urbanization is now most rapid, with cities reaching unprecedented size. Case studies â€" Offer a broad socio-historical look at major cities in various regions of the world. Contents Special Features Preface Part I Understanding the City: Its Origin and Development Chapter 1 Exploring the City Chapter 2 The Origins and Development of the World’s Cities Chapter 3 The Development of North American Cities Chapter 4 Today’s Cities and Suburbs Part II Disciplinary Perspectives Chapter 5 Urban Sociology: Classic and Modern Statements Chapter 6 Spatial Perspectives: Making Sense of Space Chapter 7 Critical Urban Sociology: The City and Capitalism Chapter 8 Social Psychology: The Urban Experience Chapter 9 Comparative Urbanism: The City and Culture Part III The Structure of the City Chapter 10 Stratificaiton and Social Class: Urban and Suburban Lifestyles Chapter 11 Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: Urban Diversity Chapter 12 Housing, Education, Crime: Confronting Urban Problems Part IV Global Urban Developments Chapter 13 Cities in the Developing World Chapter 14 Planning the Urban Environment Glossary References Photo Credits Index Printed Pages: 480. Bookseller Inventory # 28996

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