Cities and Urban Life

Cities and Urban Life, 7th edition

  • John J. Macionis, 
  • Vincent N. Parrillo

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Overview

Cities and Urban Life studies urban environments around the world, helping you see how cities have evolved over time, how they reflect culture, and more. This edition includes the latest data and research and updates many case studies to promote a current understanding of contemporary urban life.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780137517015

Subject: Sociology

Category: Social Institutions

Table of contents

PART I: UNDERSTANDING THE CITY: ITS EVOLUTION 
1. Exploring the City
2. Evolution of the World's Cities
3. Development of North American Cities
4. Today's Cities and Suburbs

PART II: DISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES
5. Urban Sociology: Classic and Modern Statements
6. Spatial Perspectives: Making Sense of Space
7. Critical Urban Sociology: The City and Capitalism
8. The Context of Cities
9. Comparative Urbanism: The City and Culture

PART III: THE STRUCTURE OF THE CITY
10. Stratification and Social Class: Urban and Suburban Lifestyles
11. Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: Urban Diversity 12. Housing, Education, Crime: Confronting Urban Problems

PART IV: GLOBAL URBAN DEVELOPMENTS
13. Global Urbanization
14. Urban Planning: Past, Present and Future

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