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Urban Problems in Sociological Perspective, 4/E

by Thomas R. Shannon

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Published by Waveland Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Urban,
  • Sociology,
  • Political Science / City Planning & Urban Development,
  • Social Science,
  • United States,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • City Planning & Urban Development,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Social problems

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8751775M
    ISBN 101577661958
    ISBN 109781577661955
    OCLC/WorldCa49522580

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Responsibility: Thomas R. Shannon, Nancy Kleniewski. Urbanization is the study of the social, political, and economic relationships in cities, and someone specializing in urban sociology studies those relationships. In some ways, cities can be microcosms of universal human behavior, while in others they provide a unique environment that yields its own brand of human behavior.

    Urban sociology is the sociological study of life and human interaction in metropolitan is a normative discipline of sociology seeking to study the structures, environmental processes, changes and problems of an urban area and by doing so provide inputs for urban planning and policy making. In other words, it is the sociological study of cities and their role in the development of. The Trapped The Deprived Sociological Perspectives in Urbanization Unmarried and Childless Cities serve many important functions for society but also have their dysfunctions. Functionalist theorists differ on the relative merits and disadvantages of urban life, and in particular.

    As an applied political economy perspective, the Los Angeles School of urban sociology uses the fragmented social and spatial landscape of Los Angeles to illustrate the characteristics of the new postmodern city (see Dear ). Both of these perspectives are useful for understanding the consequences of urban planning and development processes. This is the table of contents for the book A Primer on Social Problems (v. ). For more details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license.


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Theoretical perspective Major assumptions; Functionalism: Cities serve many important functions for society but also have their dysfunctions.

Functionalist theorists differ on the relative merits and disadvantages of urban life, and in particular on the degree to which a sense of community and social bonding exists within cities.

This chapter discusses how sociologists approach the study of social problems and phenomenon using a sociological imagination, including macrosociological and microsociological perspectives.

It illustrates how using one's sociological imagination, and the macro- and micro-sociological perspectives, can inform the understanding of human by: 1.

Urban sociology is a field that studies human groups in a territorial frame of reference. The major focus of inquiry in urban sociology is social organization. This field studies the interplay between social and spatial organization as well as the ways in which changes in spatial organization affect social and psychological well being.

- applying sociology for the public good; especially the use of the sociological perspective (how things are related to one another) to guide politicians and policy makers Social movements are defined as conscious, collective, organized attempts to bring about or resist large-scale change in the social order.

This book is organized into four parts encompassing 12 chapters, and begins with an overview of the study of urbanization and urban sociology. The opening part describes the nature of industrial urbanism in Great Britain.

This part deals with the development of British urban sociology and the idea of neighborhood community.

Figures from the CIA World Fact book revealed percent of Singapore residents live in urban areas and it has an urbanization rate of percent. Nauru is the world's second most urbanized country, with percent of residents living in urban areas and a percent rate of urbanization.

The 2 nd edition illuminates more recent urban issues such as sprawl, sustainability, immigration and urban protest. 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, till now, widely dispersed writings/5(5).

This is “Sociological Perspectives on Urbanization”, section from the book A Primer on Social Problems (v.

For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license. In the second edition of The Community in Urban Society, the authors solve this problem by distilling the historic and foundational theories of community, applying traditional approaches (typology, ecology, systems theory, and conflict theory) to current conditions, and exploring new and relevant theories that impact today's communities.

The latest edition also examines recent and emerging technologies that Cited by: Buy Urban Problems in Sociological Perspective by Thomas R Shannon online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 4 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shannon, Thomas R., Urban problems in sociological perspective.

Prospect Heights, Ill.: Waveland Press, © Three theoretical perspectives guide sociological thinking on social problems: functionalist theory, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionist theory.

These perspectives look at the same social problems, but they do so in different ways. Their views taken together offer a fuller understanding of social problems than any of the views can. The Sociology of Social Problems CHAPTER OBJECTIVES • Define “social problem.” • Apply the concept of the sociological imagination.

• Compare the major sociological perspectives on social problems. • Explain how the major types of sociological research are used to understand social problems. _CHindd 1 05/02/19 AM. Urban problems in sociological perspective. Prospect Heights, Ill.: Waveland Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Shannon; Nancy Kleniewski; William M Cross.

Theoretical Perspectives on Urbanization. The issues of urbanization play significant roles in the study of sociology.

Race, economics, and human behavior intersect in cities. Let’s look at urbanization through the sociological perspectives of functionalism and conflict theory.Explain the value of a sociological perspective for addressing urban housing and crowding problems.

Many urban problems are not, strictly speaking, sociological or other social science problems. For example, traffic congestion is arguably more of an engineering issue than a sociological issue, even if traffic congestion has many social.

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