From Chicago to L.A. begins the task of defining an alternative agenda for urban studies and examines the case for shifting the focus of urban studies from Chicago to Los Angeles. The authors, experienced scholars from a variety of disciplines, examine: The concepts that have blocked our understanding of Southern California cities The imaginative structures that people have been using to understand and explain Los Angeles The utility of the "Los Angeles School" of urbanism
Chapter 10: Religion in Los Angeles: Patterns of Spiritual Practice in a Postmodern City
Religion in Los Angeles: Patterns of Spiritual Practice in a Postmodern City
Los Angeles is the most diverse religious population in the world, as well as one of the most fluid, dynamic, and entrepreneurial. All the major world traditions ...