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The City, first published in 1925 and reprinted here in its entirety, is a cross-section of concerns of the Chicago urban school during the period of its most intense activity. Park and Burgess realized that ecological and economic factors were converted into a social organization by the traditions and aspirations of city dwellers. In their efforts to achieve objectivity, these sociologists never lost sight of the values that propel human beings.

"It is a classic which remains relevant largely because it poses questions still unresolved."—Choice

Table of Contents

Introduction by Morris Janowitz

I. The City: Suggestions for the Investigation of Human Behavior in the Urban Environment

Robert E. Park

II. The Growth of the City: An Introduction to a Research Project

Ernest W. Burgess

III. The Ecological Approach to the Study of the Human Community

R. D. McKenzie

IV. The Natural History of the Newspaper

Robert E. Park

V. Community Organization and Juvenile Delinquency

Robert E. Park

VI. Community Organization and the Romantic Temper

Robert E. Park

VII. Magic, Mentality, and City Life

Robert E. Park

VIII. Can Neighborhood Work Have a Scientific Basis?

Ernest W. Burgess

IX. The Mind of the Hobo: Reflections upon the Relation Between Mentality and Locomotion

Robert E. Park

X. A Bibliography of the Urban Community

Louis Wirth

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780226646114
Designed:
Janowitz, Morris B.
With:
Burgess, Ernest W.
Introduction by:
Janowitz, Morris
Introduction:
Janowitz, Morris
Designed:
Janowitz, Morris B.
Author:
Park, Robert E.
Author:
Janowitz, Morris
Author:
Burgess, Ernest W.
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Location:
Chicago :
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Urban
Subject:
Cities and towns
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Heritage of Sociology Series
Series Volume:
TB1442
Publication Date:
19840531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
250
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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