The New Urban Sociology

Author: Mark Gottdiener,Ray Hutchison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 409

View: 1678

Previous ed.: Boston, Mass.: McGraw Hill, 2000.

The New Urban Sociology

Author: Michael T. Ryan,Ray Hutchison,Mark Gottdiener

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429974035

Category: Social Science

Page: 450

View: 3182

Widely recognized as a groundbreaking text, The New Urban Sociology is a broad and expert introduction to urban sociology that is both relevant and accessible to the student. A thought leader in the field, the book is organized around an integrated paradigm (the sociospatial perspective) which considers the role played by social factors such as race, class, gender, lifestyle, economics, culture, and politics on the development of metropolitan areas. Emphasizing the importance of space to social life and real estate to urban development, the book integrates social, ecological and political economy perspectives and research through a fresh theoretical approach. With its unique perspective, concise history of urban life, clear summary of urban social theory, and attention to the impact of culture on urban development, this book gives students a cohesive conceptual framework for understanding cities and urban life. In this thoroughly revised 5th edition, authors Mark Gottdiener, Ray Hutchison, and Michael T. Ryan offer expanded discussions of created cultures, gentrification, and urban tourism, and have incorporated the most recent work in the field throughout the text. The New Urban Sociology is a necessity for all courses on the subject.

The New Urban Sociology

Author: Mark Gottdiener

Publisher: McGraw-Hill College

ISBN: 9780070239128

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 3692

Written from a postmodernist perspective, this work considers urban regions as built environments and goes beyond traditional social variables to examine economic and political dimensions of urban development. The text has a global outlook and takes a balanced approach to cities and suburbs. It introduces the paradigm - social-spatial perspective - to urban sociology, which is used to consider the role played by spacial considerations, such as the role of real estate in metropolitan development. Race, class and gender are dealt with in a balanced way.

Planet der Slums

Author: Mike Davis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783935936569

Category: City and town life

Page: 247

View: 1488

Mike Davis konstatiert in diesem ambitionierten und verstörenden Buch eine" Kopernikansche Wende"der menschlichen Siedlungsgeschichte. Denn nie zuvor überstieg der Anteil der Stadtbevölkerung den Anteil der auf dem Land Wohnenden und nie zuvor sah sich eine ungeheure Anzahl von über einer Milliarde Menschen gezwungen, ihr Überleben in Armut, im Schmutz der Müllhalden, ohne (sauberes) Wasser, ohne Toiletten, ohne irgendeine Art der Gesundheits- oder Sozialversorgung zu organisieren. Die Megaslums des" Südens"sind Ausdruck einer im höchsten Maße ungleichen und instabilen urbanen Welt. Hier treffen die sozialen Fronten der Globalisierung in radikaler Weise aufeinander.

The New Urban Paradigm

Critical Perspectives on the City

Author: Joe R. Feagin

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780847684991

Category: Social Science

Page: 357

View: 371

As economic, political, and cultural centers, cities are at the heart of most contemporary societies, as they have been for millennia. In spite of the Cassandras who periodically lament their demise or imminent death, cities have a way of coming back from their low points of surviving economic crises, outmigration, and vexing social dilemmas. Today, many large US cities once thought to be dying have rebounded not only because of economic restructuring or high-tech industries but also because of the vigor of new migrants coming into the urban system. Significantly, the ongoing boom-bust cycles in the cities are linked ultimately to major decisions made by those at the helm of the now globalized system of contemporary capitalism. In this book, Joe R. Feagin assesses urban questions from the 'new urban sociology' perspective that has developed since the 1980s. One of the leading figures in this tradition of thought, Feagin places class and racial domination at the heart of the analysis of city life, change, and development. His approach takes into account political-economic histories and the rise and fall of their social institutions; the character and impact of their underlying systems of capitalism, racism, and patriarchy; and how these dynamics play out in the everyday lives of contemporary urbanites. Framing urban questions this way not only puts the actions of elites at the forefront of analysis, but also raises questions about their ill-gotten privileges. It features the historical conditions and institutions that protect class and racial privileges making it clear why people in cities rebel and why we as social scientists must take a lesson from these urban rebellions, focusing future research on large-scale urban transformation."

The Urban Sociology Reader

Author: Jan Lin

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415323428

Category: Architecture

Page: 363

View: 5820

The urban world is a provocative terrain on which to contemplate the central institutions, structures and problems of the social world and how they have transformed over the last 200 years. This Reader traverses this terrain through sections on urban social theory, social difference in the city, culture in everyday life, culture and the urban economy, globalization and the world system and urban social movements. Drawing together seminal selections covering the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries, this Reader includes forty significant writings from eminent names such as Simmel, Wirth, Park, Burgess, Zukin, Sassen, Smith and Castells. Selections are predominantly sociological, but some readings cross disciplinary boundaries. Providing an essential resource for students of urban studies, this book brings together important but, until now, widely dispersed writings. Editorial commentaries precede each entry; introducing the text, demonstrating its significance, and outlining the issues surrounding its topic, whilst the associated bibliography enables deeper investigations.

Das Bild der Stadt

Author: Kevin Lynch

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 3035602166

Category: Architecture

Page: 215

View: 8940

Wie orientieren wir uns in einer Stadt? Woher rühren unsere ganz fest umrissenen visuellen Vorstellungen? Um diese Fragen beantworten zu können, studierte Kevin Lynch die Erfahrungen von Menschen und zeigt damit, wie man das Bild der Stadt wieder lebendiger und einprägsamer machen könnte.

Humans of New York

Die besten Storys

Author: Brandon Stanton

Publisher: Riva Verlag

ISBN: 395971033X

Category: Photography

Page: 428

View: 9543

Der Fotograf Brandon Stanton begann im Sommer 2010 das ehrgeizige Projekt, ein fotografisches Porträt von New York City zu erschaffen. Aus den daraus entstandenen Fotos und Interviews wurde der Blog Humans of New York mit aktuell über 14 Millionen Fans auf Facebook. Das 2013 veröffentlichte Buch Humans of New York, das auf dem Blog basierte, schoss sofort an die Spitze der New York Times-Bestsellerliste und blieb dort für über 45 Wochen. Nun ist Brandon Stanton zurück, mit dem Buch, auf das alle gewartet haben: Humans of New York: Die besten Storys. Seit Stanton angefangen hatte, Menschen in den Straßen von New York zu interviewen, war der Dialog mit ihnen genauso detailliert, faszinierend und bewegend gewesen wie die Fotos selbst. Humans of New York: Die besten Storys zeigt völlig neue Personen in großartigen Fotos mit längeren, tiefergehenden Geschichten, die mit noch mehr Offenheit überraschen und uns aufs Neue erstaunen.

Urban Sociology

Images and Structure

Author: William G. Flanagan

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 427

View: 5066

Urban Sociology provides a balanced framework for the study of the field by evaluating and integrating both ecological and political economic perspectives and examining the experiential aspect of political and economic life in cities. This book emphasizes how the urban environment shapes (rather than simply provides a backdrop for) ethnic and minority group processes, the formation of community, the political process, and criminal behavior. For anyone with an interest in sociology.

Die Lewittowner

Soziographie einer „Schlafstadt“

Author: Herbert J. Gans

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 3035601887

Category: Architecture

Page: N.A

View: 3123

Freakonomics

überraschende Antworten auf alltägliche Lebensfragen ; [warum wohnen Drogenhändler bei ihren Müttern? Führt mehr Polizei zu weniger Kriminalität? Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Macht gute Erziehung glücklich?]

Author: Steven D. Levitt,Stephen J. Dubner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442154517

Category:

Page: 411

View: 7201

Sind Swimmingpools gefährlicher als Revolver? Warum betrügen Lehrer? Der preisgekrönte Wirtschaftswissenschaftler Steven D. Levitt kombiniert Statistiken, deren Zusammenführung und Gegenüberstellung auf den ersten Blick absurd erscheint, durch seine Analysetechnik aber zu zahlreichen Aha-Effekten führt. Ein äußerst unterhaltsamer Streifzug durch die Mysterien des Alltags, der uns schmunzeln lässt und stets über eindimensionales Denken hinausführt.

New Directions in Urban Sociology

Author: Ray Hutchinson

Publisher: JAI Press Incorporated

ISBN: 9781559388979

Category: Social Science

Page: 244

View: 2745

Acknowledges important themes found in the works in urban sociology. This book suggests both a beginning and a continuing evolution of sociological theorizing about contemporary urban places.

The Sociology of Community Connections

Author: John G. Bruhn

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306486159

Category: Psychology

Page: 303

View: 8966

This book discusses the rationale for community, the varieties of communities, the effect of social change on communities and many other factors, tying the concept to the various levels of human interaction, from the global to the individual.

Die Großstädte und das Geistesleben

Author: Georg Simmel

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 802721386X

Category: Social Science

Page: 47

View: 4852

Die Großstädte und das Geistesleben ist ein 1903 erschienener Aufsatz des Soziologen Georg Simmel, mit dem dieser die Grundlagen der Stadtsoziologie schuf. Das tiefste Problem des modernen Lebens ist nach Georg Simmel der Anspruch des Individuums nach der Selbstständigkeit und Eigenart seines Daseins gegen die Übermächte der Gesellschaft, das geschichtlich Ererbte der äußerlichen Kultur und Technik des Lebens zu bewahren. Der Großstädter ist - im Gegensatz zum Kleinstädter - einer "Steigerung des Nervenlebens" ausgesetzt. Darin besteht die Basis für den Typus großstädtischer Individualität. Georg Simmel (1858-1918) war ein deutscher Philosoph und Soziologe. Er leistete wichtige Beiträge zur Kulturphilosophie, war Begründer der "formalen Soziologie" und der Konfliktsoziologie. Simmel stand in der Tradition der Lebensphilosophie, aber auch der des Neukantianismus.

Cities and Urban Life

Author: John J. Macionis,Vincent N. Parrillo

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 486

View: 2921

252 Conclusion 253 Chapter 9 The New Urban Sociology: The City and Capitalism 254 Urban Economics: The Traditional Perspective 255 Central Place Theory 255 The General Pattern of Land Use 258 Criticisms of the Basic Theory 259 Urban Areas as Theme Parks 261 Political Economy: The "New" Perspective 262 Henri Lefebvre: Redefining the Study of Cities 262 David Harvey: The Baltimore Study 263 Manuel Castells: Updating Marx 264 Allen Scott: Business Location and the Global Economy 266 John Logan and Harvey Molotch: Urban Growth Machines 267 The Global Economy 269 A World System 270 Urban Political Economy: Four Principles 275 The Urbanization of Poverty 276 The Developing World 276 The Developed World 280 Summary 283 Conclusion 284 Chapter 10 Social Class: Urban and Suburban Lifestyles 285 Urban Diversity: Multiple Views 286 Louis Wirth: Urbanism as a Way of Life 286 Herbert Gans: Urbanism as Many Ways of Life 287 Wirth and Gans: A Comparison 293 Claude Fischer: A Subcultural Theory of Urbanism 295 Life Beyond the City Limits: A Brief History of Suburbs 296 Suburbs and the Gilded Age 296 Streetcar Suburbs 297 The Arrival of the Automobile 298 The Postwar Era: 1945-1970 298 1970 to the Present 299 Suburban Lifestyles 300 The Aristocratic Life 300 The New Suburbia 301 Contemporary Suburbia: Complexity and Diversity 303 The Exurbs 305 Urban Culture and the Suburbs 308 Summary 308 Conclusion 309 Chapter 11 Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: Urban Diversity 310 Cities and Immigrants 311 Ethnic Enclaves and Ethnic Identity 312 Ethnic Change 312 Racial and Ethnic Minorities 314 African Americans 314 Hispanic Americans 318 Asian Americans 321 Native Americans 325 Women and the City 326 Work 326 Urban Space 327 The Public Sphere 327 Early Chicago 329 The Burning and Rebuilding of Chicago 330 Jane Addams and Hull House 331 Chicago in the Early Twentieth Century 332 The Postwar Period 333 Chicago Today 335 Summary 336

Changing Cities

Urban Sociology

Author: Janet L. Abu-Lughod

Publisher: Harpercollins College Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sociology, Urban.

Page: 430

View: 2346

Urban Sociology in Transition

Author: N.A

Publisher: JAI Press Incorporated

ISBN: 9781559385800

Category: Social Science

Page: 268

View: 1520

Makes an effort to systematically incorporate both the structural (new urban sociology) and cultural (human ecology) approaches in urban sociology. This volume is divided into two sections, the first presenting work by urban ecologists, the second presenting work by persons working within the broad contours of the new urban sociology.

Die Entdeckung der Stadtkultur

Soziologie aus der Erfahrung der Reportage

Author: Rolf Lindner

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 9783593384825

Category:

Page: 337

View: 5305