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

Industry and the Landscapes of Social Reform

Industry and the landscapes of social reform
GregHise

In The City, University of Chicago sociologists Robert Park and Ernest Burgess set out to investigate and explain social life and the nature of cultural change in American cities under industrial capitalism. The immigrant newcomer to America and, in these ...

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