• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Wirth, Louis (1897–1952)

Leading figure in the Chicago School of urban sociology

Born in Gemunden, Germany, in 1897, Wirth emigrated to the United States in 1911 with an uncle and enrolled at the University of Chicago, the first U.S. academic institution ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles