Introduction to Experiencing Cities: The Urban World
Percentage of World Population Living in Cities
1800- 3 percent lived in cities
1950- 29 percent lived in cities
2001- 47 percent lived in cities
2050- 70 percent will live in cities
'l'he City as a Work ofArt
The Power ofArt
Imagery and Impression
Associations that facilitate interaction
Shared images and strong bonds
A shorthand physical symbol of the city
The City and Its Art- Reects an image of the Cit
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Barbara Boyle Torrey notes that the most striking examples of the ongoing urbanization
of the world are the
* Rise of megacities with 10 million or more people
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V. Gordon Childe argued that the "u
Chapter 3- The Industrial Revolution and he Rise of Urban Sociology
From Agriculture to Industry- A 19th Century Phenomenon
Industrialization of Agriculture
Modern farming techniques
Machinery for production
Transportation for commerce of surplus crops
The Chicago School followed the European scholars who developed ideal types that made a
distinct contrast between
Europe and the United States.
urban ecology and urbanism.
urban and rural life.
shock cities and urbanizing cities.
Chapter 5: Urban Planning
George Santayana (1873-1932)
The need for planning: Those who do not study the past are forced to repeat it
Burnham and The City Beautiful
Rapid transition from agricultural to urban life. Concerns over problems outweighing promi
The proposed "greenbelt towns" of the 1930s included elements of the Garden City movement
such as "superblocks" and
centralized business districts.
"greenbelts" of undeveloped land surrounding communities.
high-rise apartment towers to minimize
Sociology and the Global Economy
In the world today there are two basic economic systems capitalism and socialism. Each
economic system has its advantages and disadvantages. With each economic system there a
Culture and Its Effects on Who We Are
The culture we grow up in defines us as people. It gives us an identity to whom we are.
As children we grow up in a household that does things its own way, different from
Deviant behavior is any behavior that violates social norms. The type of behavior that is
labeled as deviant is not always harmful or even wrong. The reason it is deviant behavior is because it is
The process of social interaction that teaches a child the intellectual, physical, and social skills
need to function as a member of society is called. Socialization
Inherited units of biological material are called- Genes
Adult socialization differs fro
Tuskegee Experiment Summarization
Imagine being told you would be provided all amenities and necessities based on reasons
given based on science and progression, in a time where shelter, food, and water were scarce.
One would believe such a thing would be
Principles of Sociology HW
1. What is Class? Class is the relative location of a person or group within the larger society, based on
wealth, power, prestige, or other valued resources.
What is Stratification? Social Stratification is the hierarchical arra
The Mental Health America is a non profit organization founded on February 19, 1909 by
Clifford W. Beers. When Beers first graduated from college, he suffered from a bipolar disorder
and attempted suicide. Jumping from a third story window fortunately did
Chapter 6 and 7 are very similar but are not to be confused. Chapter 6s objectives are to
define and know the several forms of social behavior, social movements and the causes, and how
sociologists elaborate on the idea of collective behavior. In contrast
Chapter 4: Seeking
Socialization is the process whereby a person learns to
live in his/her culture
A. Process which contributes to the development of
the capacity to think, love and communicate
B. Process through which soc
Chapter 5: Focusing
A. Aggregate is people at the same time and same
B. Social category is a number of people which share
a common characteristic.
1. Share interests, values and norms