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THE SOCIOLOGY OF URBAN COMMUNITIES

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THE SOCIOLOGY OF URBAN COMMUNITIES

9781852789909 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Michael Harloe, former Vice Chancellor, University of Salford, UK
Publication Date: 1996 ISBN: 978 1 85278 990 9 Extent: 1,520 pp
The Sociology of Urban Communities provides an authoritative collection of over 60 key articles by leading international contributors to urban sociology, together with an introductory article by the editor.

The coverage is comprehensive, ranging from work on the role of cities in the transition from feudalism to capitalism and the nineteenth century origins of urban sociology, through the classic writings associated with the Chicago School and the Marxist new urban sociology of the 1960s and 1970s. The collection is completed by sections which focus on the urban consequences of contemporary economic restructuring and work which reflects recent developments in the sociology of gender, space and postmodernism.

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The Sociology of Urban Communities provides an authoritative collection of over 60 key articles by leading international contributors to urban sociology, together with an introductory article by the editor.

The coverage is comprehensive, ranging from work on the role of cities in the transition from feudalism to capitalism and the nineteenth century origins of urban sociology, through the classic writings associated with the Chicago School and the Marxist new urban sociology of the 1960s and 1970s. The collection is completed by sections which focus on the urban consequences of contemporary economic restructuring and work which reflects recent developments in the sociology of gender, space and postmodernism.
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Contributors include: A. Amin, E.W. Burgess, M. Castells, M. Gottdiener, D. Harvey, H. Molotch, R.E. Pahl, C.G. Pickvance, S. Sassen, A. Sayer
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Contents: Introduction Volume I: Part I: Cities and the Growth of Capitalism Part II: The Chicago School and its Legacy I: Urban Culture and Community Part III: The Chicago School and its Legacy II: The City as an Ecological System Name Index • Volume II: Acknowledgements Part I: The New Urban Sociology: Weberian and Marxist Formulations Part II: The New Urban Sociology: Surveys and Critiques Part III: Economic Restructuring and Urban Change I: New Regimes of Accumulation and Changing Localities Name Index • Volume III: Acknowledgements Part I: Economic Restructuring and Urban Change II: The Local State and the Politics of Growth Part II: Economic Restructuring and Urban Change III: Social Divisions and Survival Strategies Part III: New Theoretical Perspectives: Space, Culture, Gender and Post-moderism Index
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