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Encyclopedia of Urban America

The Cities and Suburbs
  • 974 Pages
  • 0.88 MB
  • English

ABC-Clio Inc
Urban communities, Sociology - Urban, Urban Sociology, Social Science, Sociology, Suburbs, Reference, History, Cities and towns, Encyclopedias, United S
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8382801M
ISBN 100874368464
ISBN 139780874368468

With well over contributors and entries, Encyclopedia of Urban America: The Cities and Suburbs details selected major cities, suburbs, people, places, concepts, contemporary issues, history, and development of urban America. Topics range from problems typically associated with urban life such as crime, pollution, and congestion to the arts and humanities, social concerns, religion Author: Neil Larry Shumsky.

The encyclopedia approaches the rise of urban areas in America from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including economics, geography, anthropology, politics, and sociology.

Focus is mainly on the twentieth century, a period during which the most dramatic change occurred in the U.S. in its move from more rural to mostly urban patterns of Format: Hardcover.

After a generation of pathbreaking scholarship that has reoriented and enlightened our perception of the American city, the two volumes of the Encyclopedia of American Urban History offer both a summary and an interpretation of the field.

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The Encyclopedia of Urban Studies is intended to present an overview of current work in the field and to serve as a guide for further reading in the field. Key Features Includes important work and traditions from each of the urban disciplines, including urban anthropology, urban economics, urban geography, urban history, urban politics, urban.

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Besides the 48 conterminous states that occupy the middle latitudes of the continent, the United States includes the state of Alaska, at the northwestern extreme of North America, and the. Addresses the rise of urban America using a concise, readable, and historical format Focuses on the 20th century—a century with the most dramatic urban growth and a time when the United States transformed from being a nation of shopkeepers and farmers to an urban industrial, and then post-industrial society.

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The encyclopedia will serve as an introduction to important topics in urban studies for an audience including undergraduate students, beginning graduate students of urban studies, and the related urban disciplines, a broader public that has an interest in the new urban world, and even established teachers and scholars who are exploring new.

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