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Author Turley, Alan C, author
Title Urban culture : exploring cities and cultures / Alan C. Turley
Imprint Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  HT151 T87 2005    AVAILABLE    30520020619822
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  307.76 T848 2005    AVAILABLE    30500101169749
Descript xiii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"This innovative text uses the lens of culture to examine the various theoretical perspectives and paradigms of urban analysis. It explores the city's impact on how we make and consume all types of culture -- art, music, literature, architecture, film, and more -- not only illustrating the effects the urban environment has on the production of culture, but, at times, how culture has influenced the city. Theoretically diverse, Urban Culture employs the major theoretical perspectives in sociology and the major paradigms in Urban Sociology and Urban Studies: Urban Ecology, Marxism, New Urbanism, Socio-Psychological Perspective, Structuralists/Econometrics, and Urban Elites/Entrepreneurs. Urban Terrorism is also addressed to provide a timely examination of the cultural impact and sociological effects of terrorism in an urban setting. Book jacket."--Jacket
1. A definition of urban culture -- 2. The urban environment -- 3. Evolution of culture in the city -- 4. Music in the city -- 5. Art and sculpture -- 6. Architecture and fashion -- 7. Photography, film, and television -- 8. Government and state culture production and social movements -- 9. Spontaneous culture and social movements -- 10. The bad city versus the good city -- Appendix: Urban culture methods for research and teaching
Link Online version: Turley, Alan C. Urban culture. Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005 (OCoLC)653417206
Subject Sociology, Urban
Cities and towns
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