The City

byRobert E. Park, Ernest W. BurgessIntroduction byMorris Janowitz

May 15, 1984|
The City by Robert E. Park
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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
Robert Ezra Park, an American sociologist, is credited with making American sociology more empirical and less theoretical than its European counterpart. He was a leading figure in the so-called Chicago School of sociology. The department of sociology at the University of Chicago trained a large number of sociologists in the 1920s and 1...
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Title:The CityFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:250 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:250 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.7 inPublished:15 mai 1984Publisher:University of Chicago PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0226646114

ISBN - 13:9780226646114

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