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Urban Sociology

Critical Essays, 1st Edition

Edited by C.G. Pickvance

Routledge

232 pages

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Description

This book applies the historical materialist, or Marxist view of urban sociology and collates some fundamental sources of this perspective available.

This book was first published in 1976.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: historical materialist approaches to urban sociology

Critique of existing urban sociology

2. Is there an urban sociology? Manuel Castells

3. Theory and ideology in urban sociology, Manuel Castells

Historical materialist approaches

4. Property development and the economic foundations of the urban question, Francois Lamarche

5. Contribution to a Marxist theory of capitalist urbanization, Jean Lojkine

6. Theoretical propositions for an experimental study of urban social movements, Manuel Castells

An application: the study of urban protest

7. The struggle agains urban renewal in the 'Cite d'Aliarte' ( Paris), Jose Olives

8. On the study of urban social movements, C.G. Pickvance

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography
SOC023000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Reference