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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205206407ISBN-10 0205206409
Print: 
ISBN-10 0205206379ISBN-13 9780205206377
Author(s): John J. Macionis; Vincent N. Parrillo
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 480
Description

A comprehensive introduction to urban sociology

Cities and Urban Life, written by two of the best-known textbook authors in the field, provides a comprehensive introduction to urban sociology, urban anthropology and urban studies.

The focus of the text is sociological, but it also incorporates research and theory from other disciplines.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand how cities and urban life vary according to time and place

  • Understand how cities reflect society and culture

  • Use a global perspective to explore urban sociology

  • Explore how cities reflect the human condition

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