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Towards a sociology of industrial and urban change

Jeff Henderson

Towards a sociology of industrial and urban change

initial formulations

by Jeff Henderson

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Published by University of Birmingham, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Jeff Henderson, Nick Rogers.
SeriesWorking paper -- 71.
ContributionsRogers, Nick., Universityof Birmingham. Centre for Urban and Regional Studies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13649596M

Preface to the First Edition. Introduction. Urban Dimension and World Urbanization. The Emergence of the Urban Form. The Urbanization of Europe. Urban Change in the Present Era. Urban Tradition in Sociology. The Changing Scale and the Social Order. The Urban Tradition Comes to the United States. on and Conflict in the Urban. 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.

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Rural sociology focuses on how rural people and communities are socially, culturally, politically, and economically organized. As a discipline, it has a distinct body of knowledge, specific. The sociology of social change has always been the product of times of flux, and the unmatched dynamism of our period is already reflected in the revitalization of theories of change. Piotr Sztompkas aim in this volume is to take stock of and to reappraise the whole legacy of sociological thinking about change, from the classical to the contemporary, providing the intellectual tools necessary.


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