9780415323437

The Urban Sociology Reader

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    9780415323437

  • ISBN10:

    0415323436

  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 9/22/2005
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

the topic while the associated bibliography enables deeper investigations.

Table of Contents

List of plates
xi
Acknowledgments xiii
General Introduction 1(6)
PART 1 URBANISM AND COMMUNITY
7(52)
Introduction
13(3)
``Community and Society''
16(7)
Ferdinand Tonnies
``The Metropolis and Mental Life''
23(9)
Georg Simmel
``Urbanism as a Way of Life''
32(10)
Louis Wirth
``Urbanism and Suburbanism as Ways of Life: A Reevaluation of Definitions''
42(9)
Herbert Gans
``Theories of Urbanism''
51(8)
Claude S. Fischer
PART 2 THE FORM AND FUNCTION OF CITIES
59(58)
Introduction
61(4)
``Human Ecology''
65(8)
Robert Ezra Park
``The Growth of the City: An Introduction to a Research Project''
73(9)
Ernest W. Burgess
``The Natural Areas of the City''
82(7)
Harvey Zorbaugh
``Sentiment and Symbolism as Ecological Variables''
89(8)
Walter Firey
``The City as a Growth Machine''
97(9)
John Logan
Harvey Molotch
``Los Angeles and the Chicago School: Invitation to a Debate''
106(11)
Michael Dear
PART 3 INEQUALITY AND SOCIAL DIFFERENCE
117(56)
Introduction
121(3)
``The Cost of Racial and Class Exclusion in the Inner City''
124(10)
Loic J. D. Wacquant
William Julius Wilson
``Segregation and the Making of the Underclass''
134(10)
Douglas S. Massey
Nancy A. Denton
``Urban Outcasts: Stigma and Division in the Black American Ghetto and the French Urban Periphery''
144(8)
Loic J. D. Wacquant
``The Immigrant Enclave: Theory and Empirical Examples''
152(12)
Alejandro Portes
Robert D. Manning
``Men Without Property: The Tramp's Classification and Use of Urban Space''
164(9)
James S. Duncan
PART 4 GENDER AND SEXUALITY
173(46)
Introduction
177(2)
``City Spatial Structure, Women's Household Work, and National Urban Policy''
179(11)
Ann R. Markusen
``'Race,' Space, and Power: The Survival Strategies of Working Poor Women''
190(10)
Melissa R. Gilbert
``Gender and Space: Lesbians and Gay Men in the City''
200(8)
Sy Adler
Johanna Brenner
``Freeing South Africa: The `Modernization' of Male-Male Sexuality in Soweto''
208(11)
Donald L. Donham
PART 5 GLOBALIZATION AND URBAN CHANGE
219(56)
Introduction
221(2)
``The World City Hypothesis''
223(7)
John Friedmann
``The Urban Impact of Economic Globalization''
230(11)
Saskia Sassen
``Power in Place: Retheorizing the Local and the Global''
241(10)
Michael Peter Smith
``City Life: West African Communities in New York''
251(11)
Paul Stoller
Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha
``Globalization and the Revalorizing of Ethnic Places in Immigration Gateway Cities''
262(13)
Jan Lin
PART 6 CULTURE AND THE URBAN ECONOMY
275(42)
Introduction
279(2)
``Whose Culture? Whose City?''
281(9)
Sharon Zukin
``Cities and the Creative Class''
290(12)
Richard Florida
``Looking at Themed Environments''
302(6)
Mark Gottdiener
``Globalization, Culture and Neighborhood Change''
308(9)
Christopher Mele
PART 7 URBAN EXCLUSION AND SOCIAL RESISTANCE
317(38)
Introduction
319(2)
``Chinatown, Part Two?: The `Internationalization' of Downtown Los Angeles''
321(6)
Mike Davis
``Fortified Enclaves: The New Urban Segregation''
327(9)
Teresa P. R. Caldeira
``Urban Social Movements -- Local Thematics, Global Spaces''
336(10)
Pierre Hamel
Henri Lustiger-Thaler
Margit Mayer
``Glocalizing Protest: Urban Conflicts and Global Social Movements''
346(9)
Bettina Kohler
Markus Wissen
Illustration credits 355(2)
Copyright information 357(4)
Index 361

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