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Urban man and society; a reader in urban sociology

Author: Albert N Cousins; Hans Nagpaul
Publisher: New York, Knopf [1970]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert N Cousins; Hans Nagpaul
OCLC Number: 90689
Description: xi, 486, viii pages 25 cm
Contents: Chapter One: Emergence and Growth of Cities --
1. The Urban Revolution / V. Gordon Childe --
2. The Greco-Roman Urban Culture / Ralph Turner --
3. The Ninth Century / Henri Pirenne --
4. The Preindustrial City / Gideon Sjoberg --
5. The Growth of Industrial Centers in the Nineteenth Century / Adna Ferrin Weber --
6. The Process of urbanization: Underlying Forces and Emerging Trends / The Urbanism Committee of the National Resources Committee --
Chapter Two: The Urban Genus --
7. The Typological Tradition / John C. McKinney and Charles P. Loomis --
8. Rural and Urban Worlds / Pitirim Sorokin and Carle C. Zimmerman --
9. The Rural-Urban Continuum / Richard Dewey --
Chapter Three: Approaches to Urban Sociology --
10. The Nature of Cities / Edward Ullman and Chauncey Harris --
11. The Process of Urbanization / Hope Tisdale --
12. The City as a Cultural Form / Oswald Spengler --
13. The Politico-Administrative Concept of the City / Max Webber --
Chapter Four: Urban Man --
14. The metropolis and Mental Life / Georg Simmel --
15. Urbanism As a Way of Life / Louis Wirth --
16. The Machine, The Worker and Alienation / Karl Marx --
17. Urbanism and Suburbanism / Herbert J. Gans --
18. The Decline of the Protestant Ethic / William H. Whyte, Jr. --
19. The Suburban Dislocation / David Riesman --
Chapter Five: Urban Social Structure --
20. Cleavages in the Urban Society / Edward C. Bandfield and James Q. Wilson --
21. Beyond the melting Pot / Nathan Glazer and Daniel P. Moynihan --
22. Urban Neighborhoods and Informal Social Relations / Wendell Bell and Marion D. Boat --
23. Voluntary Associations and Urbanization / Robert T. Anderson and Barbara Gallatin Anderson --
24. The Social Structure and Political Process of Suburbia / Scott A. Greer --
25. The Hypothesis of Metropolitan Domination / Donald J. Bogue --
Chapter Six: Distress, Dissensus, and Discord --
26. Poverty in Affluence / Michael Harrington --
27. Crime and the City / Marshall B. Clinard --
28. Alienation, Anomie and the American Dream / Ephraim H. Mizruchi --
29. The Church Serves the Changing City / Ross W. Sanderson --
30. City Schools / Patricia Cayo Sexton --
31. The Metropolitan Area As a Radical Problem / Morton Grodzins --
32. Riots / President's Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice --
Chapter Seven: Urban Government and the Physical Environment --
33. The Problems of Urban America / The Urbanism of the National Resources Committee --
34. The Curse of Multiplicity / Reinhold P. Wolff --
35. Beware of the Air / Mitchell Gordon --
36. The City and the Car / Francis Bello --
Chapter Eight: Coping with the Urban Crisis --
37. Modernizing Local Government / Committee for Economic Development --
38. Major Factors in Urban Planning --
39. Successful School Desegregation / U.S. Commission on Civil Rights --
40. The Community Response / Nationality Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders --
Chapter Nine: Urban Sociology in Transition --
41. Research in Urban Society: A Long View / Ernest W. Burgess --
42. Comprehensive Urban Studies / Philip M. Hauser --
43. Power in Local Communities / William Spinrad --
44. The Kind of Problem in a City is / Jane Jacobs --
45. The Neighborhood Unit Reconsidered / Suzanne Keller.
Responsibility: [by] Albert N. Cousins and Hans Nagpaul.

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