Chapter 4: Contemporary Urban Sociology

Urban Sociology is composed of four conceptual changes which include a shift to a global perspective on capitalism and the metropolis, inclusion of factors such as class exploitation, racism, gender, and space in the analysis of metropolitan development, an attempt to integrate economic, political, and cultural government intervention, and finally the shift to multicenter, regional approach to cities and suburbs. Karl Marx emphasized the dominance … Continue reading Chapter 4: Contemporary Urban Sociology