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The urban sociology reader

Author: Jan Lin; Christopher Mele
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2013.
Series: The Routledge urban reader series; Routledge urban reader series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Rev. ed. of: The urban sociology reader. 2005.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Lin; Christopher Mele
ISBN: 9780415665308 0415665302 0415665310 9780415665315
OCLC Number: 815354111
Notes: Previous edition: 2005.
Description: x, 447 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 URBANIZATION AND COMMUNITY --
Introduction --
"Community and Society" / Ferdinand Tonnies --
"The Metropolis and Mental Life" / Georg Simmel --
"Urbanism as a Way of Life" / Louis Wirth --
"Theories of Urbanism" / Claude S. Fischer --
"The Uses of City Neighborhoods" / Jane Jacobs --
"Networks, Neighborhoods, and Communities: Approaches to the Study of the Community Question" / Barry Leighton --
"Bowling Alone: America's Declining Social Capital" / Robert Putnam --
pt. 2 UNDERSTANDING URBAN GROWTH IN THE CAPITALIST CITY --
Introduction --
"Human Ecology" / Robert Ezra Park --
"The Growth of the City: An Introduction to a Research Project" / Ernest W. Burgess --
"The Urban Process under Capitalism: A Framework for Analysis" / David Harvey --
"The City as a Growth Machine" / Harvey Molotch --
"Partnership and the Pursuit of the Private City" / Gregory Squires --
"Los Angeles and the Chicago School: Invitation to a Debate" / Michael Dear Note continued: "Cities and the Geographies of `Actually Existing Neoliberalism"' / Nik Theodore --
"Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century" / Todd Swanstrom --
"Urban Ecological Footprints: Why Cities Cannot Be Sustainable --
And Why They Are a Key to Sustainability" / Mathis Wackernagel --
pt. 3 RACIAL AND SOCIAL INEQUALITY --
Introduction --
"The Environment of the Negro" / W. E. B. Du Bois --
"The Cost of Racial and Class Exclusion in the Inner City" / William Julius Wilson --
"Segregation and the Making of the Underclass" / Nancy A. Denton --
"The Immigrant Enclave: Theory and Empirical Examples" / Robert D. Manning --
"Spatial Disparities in the Expansion of the Chinese Ethnoburb of Los Angeles" / Paul Robinson --
"Men Without Property: The Tramp's Classification and Use of Urban Space" / James S. Duncan --
"Race, Class, and Hurricane Katrina: Social Differences in Human Responses to Disaster" / Jeremy Pais --
pt. 4 GENDER AND SEXUALITY --
Introduction Note continued: "City Spatial Structure, Women's Household Work, and National Urban Policy" / Ann R. Markusen --
"`Race,' Space, and Power: The Survival Strategies of Working Poor Women" / Melissa R. Gilbert --
"Gender and Space: Lesbians and Gay Men in the City" / Johanna Brenner --
"Freeing South Africa: The `Modernization' of Male-Male Sexuality in Soweto" / Donald L. Donham --
"Whose Place is this Space? Life in the Street Prostitution Area of Helsinki, Finland" / Sirpa Tani --
pt. 5 GLOBALIZATION AND TRANSNATIONALITY --
Introduction --
"The World City Hypothesis" / John Friedmann --
"Whose City Is It? Globalization and the Formation of New Claims" / Saskia Sassen --
"Globalising Singapore: Debating Transnational Flows In the City" / T. C. Chang --
"City Life: West African Communities in New York" / Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha --
"Social Remittances: Migration Driven Local-level Forms of Cultural Diffusion" / Peggy Levitt --
pt. 6 CULTURE AND THE CITY Note continued: Introduction --
"Whose Culture? Whose City?" / Sharon Zukin --
"Cities and the Creative Class" / Richard Florida --
"Cultures of Circulation and the Urban Imaginary: Miami as Example and Exemplar" / Thomas Koelble --
"Staying Vietnamese: Community and Place in Orange County and Boston" / Karin Aguilar-San Juan --
pt. 7 REGULATION AND RIGHTS IN URBAN SPACE --
Introduction --
"Spatial Governmentality and the New Urban Social Order: Controlling Gender Violence through Law" / S. E. Merry --
"The Erosion of Public Space and the Public Realm" / Setha Low --
"Fortified Enclaves: The New Urban Segregation" / Teresa P. R. Caldeira --
"Casinos, Prisons, Incinerators, and Other Fragments of Neoliberal Urban Development" / Christopher Mele --
"Spaces of Insurgent Citizenship" / James Holston --
"The Right to the City" / David Harvey.
Series Title: The Routledge urban reader series; Routledge urban reader series.
Responsibility: edited by Jan Lin and Christopher Mele.

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