Urban Sociology

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, 2013 - Sociology, Urban - 348 pages
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The Book Provides The Readers A Clear Picture About The Definition, Origin, Scope, Value And Methods Of Urban Sociology In Simple, Plain And Lucid Language. The Book Deals With Issues Like Origin And Growth Of Cities, The Process Of Urban Development, Urban Social Theories, Characteristics Of Urban Society, Types Of Cities, Urban Ecology, The Urban Family, Cultural, Social And Political Aspect Of Urban Life, Urbanisation And Industrialisation And Its Consequencies, Overcrowding And Other Problems, Juvenile Delinquency, Urban Alcoholism And Drug Addiction, Urban Stratification, Status And Mobility, Problem Of Beggary, Poverty, Unemployment, Transport And Traffic, Labour Problems, Housing And Slums And Urban Social Welfare In India. The Last Three Chapters I.E., Urban Outlook And Social Change, Urban Planning And Community Organisation Have Been Beautifully Explained.The Book Would Be Of Great Value For The Students As Well As The Teachers. Even Laymen Would Enjoy Reading The Book Because Of Its Simple Style.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Origin and Growth of Cities
11
The Process of Urban Development
39
Urban Sociological Theories
49
Social Aspect of Urban Life
123
Political Aspect of Urban Life
133
Social Consequences of Urbanisation
155
Urban Social Problems Urban Disorganisation
164
Urban Juvenile Delinquency
212
Labour Problems
293
Housing and Slums
305
Urban Social Welfare in India
315
Urban Outlook and Social Change
326
Community Organisation
336
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