Florida, Richard The Rise of the Creative Class
The best and brightest products of Pittsburgh University were leaving as soon as
Florida asked the young man why he was decamping to a smaller city in the middle
of Texas. He explained that
With individualization develop freedoms: risk of lacking social integration
Chicago School and urban ethnography:
Mobile form of life, people loose bond with each other (movement, anonymity so
many people in the city)
SOCI 222 Urban Sociology
Monday and Wednesday, 12:35-13:25, Leacock Building room 232
Rooms and times for Friday conference sessions TBD
Instructor: Dr. Jan Doering
Email: [email protected]
Office hours: Leacock Building, room 826, Thursdays
Castells, Manuel The City and the Grassroots
San Francisco has been the city where fays have uniquely succeeded in building a
powerful, though complex, independent community at spatial, economic, cultural
and political level.
Gay men have been able to g
Goffman Clean People
Describes 4 groups of people who are maintaining a clean live and removing
themselves as their family and friends go in and out of prison and the police always
Relationship that clean people come to have with those involved
Global Cities Reading Cont.
Understanding global city we have to understand it as a place where certain kinds
of work can get done.
Have to go beyond the separation between manufacturing and services.
High-level Business Services:
Not analyzed as
Gans Herbert, people, Places, and Politics Chapter 4 Urbanism and Sub
urbanism of Ways of Life
The contemporary conception of cities and urban life is based on the work of the
Chicago School and Louis Wirth essay Urbanism as a way of life.
Goffman, Erving Behaviour in Public Places: Notes on the Social Organization
of Gatherings. Chapter 6 Face Engagements
Civil inattention: what seems to be involved is that one gives to another enough
visual notice to demonstrate that one appreciates that
Claude S. Fischer Toward a subcultural Theory of Urbanism
Remedy to the problem of Wirth failing to account for the pervasive
Unconventionality of urban life.
This paper presents a theory designed to answer the question, What are the
social effects of u
Week 6 Readings
The Cumulative Texture of Local Urban Culture
Local culture to be part of the objective world, directly visible in such artifacts as
statues, street names, or bumper stickers.
If we take this view we can begin to b
Urban Sociology Exam Review
Short Answer Questions (Choose 6 out of the 8)
Essay Question (Choose one of the two essays)
FOCUS THEORY RATHER THAN EXAMPLE
(WEEK 2-3) Chapter 1: Chicago School: Urban Ecology and Ethnography
Sociology: The study o
Metropolis and Urban Life
-Anonymity and impersonality
-Division of Labour
-Subjective and objective culture split
-Adaption to circumstances of living
in a city
-Link between ind
WORKING DEFINITION OF
10 GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Recovery has been identified as a primary
What were not being told about
suicide and depression
Understanding Oppression in Mental Health
By Koh Li Lian
What is Oppression?
Mary Rogers (1997), in sharing on feminist ideas, defines oppression as an experiential notion
and referred to how people in the lower reaches of social hierarchies re
Why Therapists Should Talk
By RICHARD BROUILLETTE
MARCH 15, 2016 NEW YORK TIMES
Couch is a series about psychotherapy.
Im meeting my boss later, my patient said. Im worried shes going to
tell me Im not pulling my weight, and that I should volunte
DO YOU FREQUENTLY:
Neglect your diet?
Try to do everything yourself?
Blow up easily?
Seek unrealistic goals?
Fail to see the humour in situations others find funny?
Make a big deal of everything?
Look to other people to make
Oppression is the unfair or cruel use of power to control another person or group. The term is often used in a
political context to refer to the oppression of minority groups such as women and racial minorities.
What Is Oppression?
Oppression occurs whene
Mental health and social oppression: seeing the connection
In recent years, the way we understand and perceive mental health (and illnesses) has undergone major
changes, mostly for the better. However, mental health is still, according to psychotherapist
Mental Health Oppression and Liberation
This is the fourth revised version of the mental health liberation policy. Our first three policies were
primarily for mental health system survivors. Since they were written it has become clearer that this
Recovering Your Mental HealthA Self-Help Guide
This publication was funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Substance
Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (C