Being Urban: A Sociology of City Life

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BEING URBAN
A Sociology of City Life

Second Edition

David A. Karp Gregory P. Stone William C. Yoels

PRAEGER Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Tables xi
  • Preface to the Second Edition xiii
  • Acknowledgments xix
  • I - Issues and Perspective in Urban Sociology 1
  • 1 - Classical Conceptions of Urban Life 3
  • Notes 19
  • 2 - Classical Observations of Urban Life 21
  • Notes 43
  • II - Experiencing City Life 45
  • 3 - The Rediscovery of Community 47
  • Notes 75
  • 4 - The Social Organization of Everyday City Life 77
  • Notes 105
  • 5 - Lifestyle Diversity and Urban Tolerance 107
  • 6 - Women in Cities: The Absence of a Presence 133
  • III - Urban Institutions and Social Change 155
  • 7 - Power, Politics, and Problems 157
  • 8 - Sports and Urban Life 189
  • 9 - Urbanism, Suburbanism, and Cultural Change 217
  • References 245
  • Index 263
  • ABOUT THE AUTHORS *
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