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"This is a book about Chicago. It is also, and for that very reason, a book about every other American city which has lived long enough and grown large enough to experience the transformation of neighborhoods and the contact of cultures and the tension between different types of individual and community behavior. . . . Here is a type of sociological investigation which is equally marked by human interest and scientific method."and#8212;Christian Century

About the Author

Harvey Warren Zorbaugh (1896-1965) was professor of educational sociology at New York University. He recieved his PhD at the University of Chicago under Robert E. Park. The Gold Coast and the Slum, a book based on his PhD thesis, became a classic work of sociology.

Table of Contents

Table of Maps

Introduction, 1976

Introduction

Acknowledgment

I. The Shadow of the Skyscraper

II. An Area in Transition

III. The Gold Coast

IV. The World of Furnished Rooms

V. Towertown

VI. The Rialto of the Half-World

VII. The Slum

VIII. Little Hell

IX. Community Institutions and the Social Agency

X. The Lower North Community Council

XI. The City and the Community

XII. Reform, Realism, and City Life

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226989457
Author:
Zorbaugh, Harvey Warren
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Introduction by:
Chudacoff, Howard P.
Introduction:
Chudacoff, Howard P.
Author:
Chudacoff, Howard P.
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Chicago (Ill.) Social conditions.
Edition Description:
1
Series:
University of Chicago Sociological Series
Publication Date:
19830731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
15 maps.
Pages:
310
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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