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Author Gottdiener, Mark.
Title The new urban sociology / Mark Gottdiener, Ray Hutchison.
Imprint Boulder, CO : Westview Press, [2011]
Edition Fourth edition.

Subject Metropolitan areas -- United States.
Suburbs -- United States.
Urbanization -- United States -- History.
Sociology, Urban -- United States.
Sociology, Urban.
Alt Name Hutchison, Ray.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 435 pages) : illustrations, maps
Edition Fourth edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The new urban sociology -- The origins of urban life -- The rise of urban sociology -- Contemporary urban sociology -- Urbanization in the United States -- Suburbanization, globalization and the emergence of the multi-centered region -- People and lifestyles in the metropolis: urban and suburban culture -- Minority settlement patterns, neighborhoods, and communities in the multicentered metro region -- Metropolitan problems: racism, poverty, crime, housing, and fiscal crisis -- Urbanization in the developed nations -- Globalization and urbanization in the developing world -- Metropolitan planning and environmental issues -- Metropolitan social policy -- The future of urban sociology.
Summary Now revised and updated, this groundbreaking text utilizes an integrated sociospatial paradigm to consider the role of race, class, gender, lifestyle, economics, culture, and politics on the development of metropolitan areas.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813391878 (electronic bk.)
0813391873 (electronic bk.)
0813344255 (alk. paper)
9780813344256 (alk. paper)
9780813344256 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 694142917
Additional Format Print version: Gattdienner, Mark. New urban sociology. 4th ed. Boulder, CO : Westview Press, ©2011 9780813344256 (DLC) 2010011487 (OCoLC)495781829