Anderson and Treme:
The neighborhood underwent a series of changes when the federal government
shut down Storyville in 1917.
In the 1940s, the district was converted into the Iberville Housing Projects,
When Katrina hit in 2005, the Housing Authority of N
Final Exam Study Guide
Format: The exam will follow a similar format as the midterm exam; a combination of multiple-choice
questions, short answers, and a matching section. The questions will be drawn both from the lecture and
Field notes- Urban Sociology
Canal Streetcar: Saturday, November 19 10AM
Formal bus stops with benches
Station for buying RTA passes (day, week, month, etc)
Slightly different set up inside from St Charles
Family with map/
Urban Sociology, Week 4
I. A New and Uncertain City
1. After a period of zero growth during the depression, WWII brought
NOLA back to life. There was no new building, however, because of a
shortage of supplies.
2. Again, the city confronted new
Immediately upon stepping out of the cab in front of the Zulu Social Aid and
Pleasure Club in the Treme, my peers and I were approached by a man on the street, who
definitively declared, You must not be from
Week Two, Urban Sociology
Questions1. What are mores? Can you please explain the order-law-mores connection?
2. Can you elaborate on intensification of nervous simulation? The larger the
group, the more on edge a person is.
3. What is a blas atti
Urban Sociology, Week 3
Questions1. Please explain again how organization and disorganization interact.
2. How did the Civil War change the physical appearance of the city?
1. American urban sociology was originally formulated around
Urban Sociology, Week 6
1. William Julius Wilson is one of the leading black sociologists and a pioneer in
the field of urban sociology.
2. Wilson argues that black ghettos are becoming more dangerous as they suffer
from social i
1. Surveillance in Greenpoint can be divided into two categories- formal and
A. Informal refers to when individuals watch the block. Formal operates
under Civil Observation Patrol.
II. Informal Surveillance
1. Urban society is divided by differences in socioeconomic class, race/ethnicity,
and social status.
A. There is a dialectic interaction between society and space. Spatial immobility
acts as a barrier to social mobility.
B. People of color a