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Author Hutter, Mark, 1941- author.

Title Experiencing cities / Mark Hutter.

Published New York : Routledge, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Burnley  307.76 HUTT    AVAILABLE
Edition Third Edition.
Physical description 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Series The metropolis and modern life ; 9
Metropolis and modern life ; 9.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Historical developments -- Introduction to experiencing cities -- The emergence of cities -- The industrial revolution and the rise of urban sociology -- Disciplinary perspectives -- Chicago school : urbanism and urban ecology -- Urban planning -- Urban political economy, the new urban sociology, and the power of place -- City imagery -- City imagery -- The skyscraper as icon -- The social psychology of city life -- Experiencing strangers and the quest for public order -- "Seeing" disorder and the ecology of fear -- City people and places -- Urban communities and social policies -- Families, gender, and singles in the city -- The consumer city: shopping and sports -- The urban world -- American and global suburbanization patterns -- Social capital and the resilience of cities.
Subject Sociology, Urban.
Cities and towns.
ISBN 9781138851603 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781138851610 (paperback : alk. paper)