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Blog 12

Robert Doyle SOCY 327-Urban Sociology Evaluation What did you most like about this course? What will you most remember from this course?   I enjoyed all the readings and the videos.  I have always enjoyed Ted Talks and found these… Continue Reading →

Blog 11

Robert Doyle SOCY 327 Week 13-Blog 11 Myths Three Myths about Crime Myth 1 One of the biggest myths is that violent crime is increasing in America.  This is not true. According to the FBI violent crime has decreased by… Continue Reading →

Blog 10

Robert Doyle SOCY 327 Week 12, Blog 10 Introduction: My name is Robert Doyle and I am a student at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.  I am very interested in pursuing an internship with you during the summer.  I… Continue Reading →

Blog 9

Robert Doyle Week 11, Blog 9 SOCY 327 Letter to the editor To Whom It May Concern: Addressing the problems with the housing crisis is not as simple as people just working harder.  There are historical barriers that continue to… Continue Reading →

Post 8

Robert Doyle Week 10-Blog 8 SOCY 327-March 28, 2019 Definition/s of gentrification? “There is no universally agreed upon definition of gentrification. The New Oxford American Dictionary defines it innocuously as “the process of renovating and improving a house or district… Continue Reading →

Blog 7

Robert Doyle Week 9-Blog 7 Urban Sociology 327 Textbook Analysis      In the textbook, there is very little information about climate change or how it affects specific cities or racial groups.  First, I looked at the index to see certain… Continue Reading →

Blog 6

Robert Doyle Week 8, Blog 6 SOCY 327 Dear Tom, I thought about your recent letter talking about the climate change.  I know that you think this is just been a political issue with no real substance.  I hope you… Continue Reading →

Blog 5

Robert Doyle Week 6-Blog 5 Urban Sociology- 327 Reflection: In my experience, stories are more interesting than data.  Also, data can be interpreted in different ways.  Stories make a much deeper impact on humans than just statistics.  Stories and pictures… Continue Reading →

Blog 4

Robert Doyle SOCY 327- Week 4 Blog 4 Demographic Profile: New York city has a population of eight and one half million people.  It is divided into the following:  44.6% Caucasian, 25.1% Black, 11.8 % Asian and 27.5% Hispanic.  The… Continue Reading →

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Robert Doyle SOCY 327 Blog 3 City-states and Urban Empires Era Facts:    dates to 4000 BC.  Around 3000 BC, there were signs of urbanization with farming settlements.  The current location of this ancient civilization is Pakistan and northwest India. … Continue Reading →

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