CART

(0) items

Urban Life : Readings in the Anthropology of the City,9781577661948

Urban Life : Readings in the Anthropology of the City

by ; ; ;
Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9781577661948

ISBN10:
157766194X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Waveland Pr Inc
List Price: $36.21

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$4.99

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
$1.00

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $0.99

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 8/1/2001.
What is included with this book?
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Related Products


  • Urban Life : Readings in the Anthropology of the City
    Urban Life : Readings in the Anthropology of the City




Table of Contents

Preface ix
Part 1 The City in History
Introduction
1(2)
The Earliest Cities
3(17)
Michael E. Smith
The Preindustrial City
20(12)
Gideon Sjoberg
Human Health and the City
32(21)
Lawrence M. Schell
Beyond Urban and Rural: Communities in the 21st Century
53(12)
Walter P. Zenner
Part 2 Urbanism
Introduction
61(4)
Urbanism as a Way of Life
65(18)
Louis Wirth
The Urban Experience: A Psychological Analysis
83(10)
Stanley Milgram
The Metropolis and Everyday Life
93(13)
Robert Rotenberg
Urban Language in a Rural Setting: The Case of Phokeng, South Africa
106(9)
Susan E. Cook
Urban Danger: Life in a Neighborhood of Strangers
115(16)
Sally Engle Merry
Part 3 Urban Fieldwork: Anthropologists in Cities
Introduction
127(4)
Anthropological Fieldwork in Cities
131(15)
George M. Foster
Robert V. Kemper
Networks, Neighborhoods, and Markets: Fieldwork in Tokyo
146(16)
Theodore C. Bestor
An Urban Field Experience: Irish Travellers in Dublin
162(17)
Sharon Bohn Gmelch
Fieldwork on Wall Street
179(14)
Mitchel Y. Abolafia
Part 4 Migration and the Adaptation of Migrants to City Life
Introduction
187(6)
Migration and Adaptation: Tzintzuntzenos in Mexico City and Beyond
193(12)
Robert V. Kemper
A West Indian Life in Britain
205(17)
George Gmelch
Women Are Migrants Too: A Portuguese Perspective
222(13)
Caroline B. Brettell
Surviving in the City: Coping Strategies of Female Migrants in Nairobi, Kenya
235(18)
Nici Nelson
European Cyclical Migration and Economic Development: The Case of Southern Spain
253(16)
Robert Rhoades
Part 5 Urban Class and Family
Introduction
265(4)
The Culture of Poverty
269(10)
Oscar Lewis
How Urban Ethnography Counters Myths about the Poor
279(17)
Judith Goode
Life in a Soup Kitchen
296(10)
Irene Glasser
Office Work and the Crack Alternative Among Puerto Rican Drug Dealers in East Harlem
306(15)
Philippe Bourgois
Urban Chinese: Family Life in a Communist Society
321(20)
William Jankowiak
Part 6 Globalization and Transnationalism
Introduction
337(4)
Transnationalism, Old and New: New York Immigrants
341(16)
Nancy Foner
Globalization, Women's Labor, and Men's Pleasure: Sex Tourism in Sosua, the Dominican Republic
357(15)
Denise Brennan
Japanese Hip-Hop and the Globalization of Popular Culture
372(17)
Ian Condry
About the Authors 389


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...