Experiencing Cities

ISBN-10: 0205816851
ISBN-13: 9780205816859
Edition: 2nd 2012
Authors: Mark Hutter
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Book details

List price: $122.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

In This Section
Brief
Comprehensive
Brief Table of Contents
Introduction to Experiencing Cities
The Emergence of Cities
The Industrial Revolution and the Rise of Urban Sociology
Chicago School: Urbanism and Urban Ecology
Urban Planning
Urban Political Economy, the New Urban Sociology, and the Power of Place
The City as a Work of Art
The Skyscraper as Icon
Experiencing Strangers and the Quest for Public Order
"Seeing" Disorder and the Ecology of Fear
Urban Enclaves and Ghettos: Social Policies
Gender in the City
City Families and Kinship Patterns
Downtown Stores: Shopping as Community Activity
Baseball and Basketball as Urban Drama
The Suburbanization of America
Social Capital and Healthy Places
Experiencing World Cities
Comprehensive Table of Contents
Contents
Preface
Historical Developments
Introduction to Experiencing Cities
The Urban World
Civilization and Cities
Microlevel Sociology and Macrolevel Sociology and Experiencing Cities
Symbolic Interactionism and the Study of City Life
W. I. Thomas: the Definition of the Situation
Robert E. Park: the City as a State of Mind
Anselm L. Strauss: Images of the City
Lyn Lofland: the World of Strangers and the Public Realm
Experiencing Cities through Symbolic Interactionism
Growing Up in the City: A Personal Odyssey
The Emergence of Cities
The Origin of Cities
The Agricultural Revolution
The Urban Revolution
Sumerian Cities
Trade Theory and the Origin of Cities
Social and Cultural Factors and the Emergence, Development, and Decline of Early Cities
Religion in Early Cities
The Industrial Revolution and the Rise of Urban Sociology
The Industrial Revolution and Nineteenth-Century European Cities
Manchester: the Shock City of the Mid-Nineteenth Century
The Ideal Type: Community and Interpersonal Relationships
The Ideal Type: Rural and City Life
Henry Sumner Maine and Ferdinand Tönnies
Emile Durkheim
Max Weber
Simmel: Metropolis and Mental Life
Disciplinary Perspectives
Chicago School: Urbanism and Urban Ecology
Chicago: the Shock City of the Early Twentieth Century
The Chicago School and Social Disorganization
Robert E. Park: Urbanism
The Chicago School and Urbanism
Louis Wirth: Urbanism as a Way of Life
Gans: Urbanism and Suburbanism as Ways of Life
Claude Fischer's Subcultural Theory
The Chicago School and Urban Ecology
Ernest Burgess and the Concentric Zone Hypothesis
Modifications of the Concentric Zone Hypothesis: Hoyt's Sector Model, Harris and Ullman's Multiple Nuclei Model, and
Shevky and Bell's Social Area Analysis
Walter Firey: Sentiment and Symbolism as Ecological Variables
Symbolic Interactionism and City Life: Summary Statement
Urban Planning
Burnham and the City Beautiful
Ebenezer Howard: the Garden City Movement
Radburn, New Jersey, and the Greenbelt Town of the 1930s
The Three Magnets Revisited
Wright's Broadacre City
Le Corbusier: Cities Without Streets
Futurama: General Motors and the 1939���40 New York World's Fair
Robert Moses: the Power Broker New York City and Portland, Oregon
Edmund N. Bacon: the Redevelopment of Philadelphia
Jane Jacobs: the Death and Life of Great American Cities
Conclusion
Urban Political Economy, the New Urban Sociology, and the Power of Place
Urban Political Economy
David Harvey's Baltimore
From Chicago to LA: the LA School
Edge Cities
Privatopia
Culture of Heteropolis
City as Theme Park
Fortified City
Interdictory Spaces
Historical Geographies of Restructuring
Fordist versus Post-Fordist Regimes of Accumulation and Regulation
Globalization
Politics of Nature
The New Urban Sociology: the Growth Machine and the Sociospatial Perspective
Sharon Zukin: "Whose Culture? Whose City?"
Urban Imagery, Power, and the Symbolic Meaning of Place
The Politics of Place and Collective Memory
The Power of Place Project: Los Angeles
Independence Hall, the National Park Service, and the Reinterpretation of History
City Imagery and the Social Psychology of City Life
The City as a Work of Art
Paris and the Impressionists
New York City and the Ashcan School
Mural Art as Street and Community Art
Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program
The Murals of Los Angeles
The Art Museum as a Community Resource: Detroit Institute of Arts
The Skyscraper as Icon
New York City
The Singer Building
The Metropolitan Life Insurance Building
The Municipal Office Building
The Woolworth Building
Moscow
Hong Kong
The Attack on the World Trade Center and the Media Response
From Civic Criticism to Sentimental Icon: A Brief History
"World Trade Center" by David Lehman
The Future: How Do You Reconstruct an Icon?
The "Ground Zero" Mosque
The Social Psychology of City Life
Experiencing Strangers and the Quest for Public Order
The Private Realm, the Parochial Realm, and the Public Realm
Strangers and the "Goodness" of the Public Realm
Cheers: "Where Everybody Knows Your Name"
Elijah Anderson: the Cosmopolitan Canopy
Anonymity and the Quest for Social Order
William H. Whyte: Public Spaces Rediscovering the Center
Sharon Zukin: the Battle for Bryant Park
Elijah Anderson: On Being "Streetwise"
Flash Mobs
"Seeing" Disorder and the Ecology of Fear
The Decline of Civility in the Public Realm
African Americans and the Exclusion from the Public Realm
Wilson and Kelling: Broken Windows
Mitchell Duneier: Street People and Broken Windows
The Criminalization of Poverty
Mike Davis: the Ecology of Fear and the Fortressing of America
Surveillance of the Street
Sampson and Raudenbush: "Seeing" Disorder and the Social Construction of "Broken Windows"
City People
Urban Enclaves and Ghettos: Social Policies
Ghetto and Enclave
White Ethnic Enclaves
African American Ghettos
Assimilation versus Hypersegregation
Urban Renewal and Urban Removal
Project Living in Public Housing
Stuyvesant Town
Gentrification and the Quest for Authenticity
Hollow City: the Gentrification of San Francisco
Homelessness
Gender in the City
Gender and Public Space
Etiquette: Governing Gender in the Public Sphere
Gender Harassment in the Public Sphere
Gays and Lesbians in the City
Urban Tribes, Gays, and the Creative Class
Nightlife as Frontier
Jobs Move to Where People Are: Meet Me in St. Louis
City Families and Kinship Patterns
The Public World of the Preindustrial Family
The Industrial City and the Rise of the Private Family
The Rise of the Suburbs, the Cult of Domesticity, and the Private Family
The City and the Rediscovery of the Family and Urban Kinship Patterns
Urban Kinship Networks and the African American Family
Mexican Americans in Urban Barrios
The Suburban Working-Class and Middle-Class Family
The Dispersal of Kin and Kin-Work
City Places
Downtown Stores: Shopping as Community Activity
The Downtown DePartment Store
Neighborhood Stores and Community Identification
Suburbia, the Mall, and the Decline of Downtown Shopping
Whose Stores? Whose Neighborhood?
New Immigrants, the Revitalization of Inner-City Stores, and the Rise of the Consumer City
Money Has No Smell: African Street Vendors and International Trade
The Gentrification of the U Street Corridor
Baseball and Basketball as Urban Drama
An Urban Game
Boosterism and Civic Pride
Spectators and Fan(atic)s
Image Building Through Technology and Newspapers
The National Pastime
A Spectacular Public Drama: Place and Collective Memory
Basketball: the New City Game
The Urban World
The Suburbanization of America
Nineteenth-Century Garden-Cemeteries and Parks: Precursors of Suburbia
Suburbs: the Bourgeois Utopia
Race, Suburbs, and City
Gated Communities
Suburbs and Morality
Edge Cities and Urban Sprawl
New Urbanism
From Front Porch to Backyard to Front Porch: An Assessment
Social Capital and Healthy Places
Robert Putnam: Bowling Alone
The Internet and Virtual Communities
Chicago's 1995 Heat Wave
The Paris Heat Wave
Low Ground, High Ground: New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina 2005
Postscript: Disaster Tourism, Politics and the Reshaping of New Orleans
Experiencing World Cities
World Urbanization
Modernization Theory and Global Urbanization
Development Theory: An Alternative Perspective
Cities, the Global Economy, and Inequality
World Cities, World Systems Theory, and the Informational Revolution
Squatter Settlements
Paris: Riots in Suburban Housing Projects
References
Index
Credits

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