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Urban Problems in Sociological Perspective

Urban Problems in Sociological Perspective - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1577661955

Cover of Urban Problems in Sociological Perspective 4TH 02 (ISBN 978-1577661955)
ISBN13: 978-1577661955
ISBN10: 1577661958
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 02
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No

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Urban Problems in Sociological Perspective - 4TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-1577661955

Thomas R. Shannon, Nancy Kleniewski and William M. Cross

ISBN13: 978-1577661955
ISBN10: 1577661958
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 02
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

The latest edition continues the tradition of excellence established in previous editions, providing an analysis of contemporary urban problems that is up-to-date, concise, clearly written, and theoretically balanced. The authors bring breadth and depth to their analysis by examining urban conditions within the context of U.S. urban history and sociological theory, and also offer cross-cultural comparison of urban trends in other societies.

Table of Contents

1. Origins of the Urban Crisis
2. Patterns of Regional and Metropolitan Growth
3. The Nature of Urban Life: The Myth of the City
4. Problems of the Urban Disadvantaged
5. Housing and Urban Decay
6. Transportation
7. Urban Political Systems
8. Urban Government: The Delivery of Services
9. Urban Problems in Other Societies
10. Urban Problems in Perspective