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Choose 4 out of 5 from the list…Each set of questions should be answered in a short essay (4 paragraphs)
with examples and supporting evidence from the readings, films, and class discussions. 1.
The Chicago School of Sociology has had a lasting influence over urban studies. What was the
Chicago School and what were its major tenets? How did Louis Wirth, a Chicago School academic, define
cities and what was his view of urbanism? What have been some of the critiques of the Chicago School?
How have later urban scholars, like Sally Merry, built on their theories, while acknowledging the critiques?
What does Merry mean that urban danger is a cultural construct? 2.
Early urban planners and architects attempted to solve urban problems by redesigning the built
environment. What do the City Beautiful Movement and the Garden City Movement tell us about how early
urbanists viewed cities? How did they try to improve urban environments and urban life? Why did many
of these strategies fall short of solving the problems faced by most urban residents? What evidence is there
of the continuing importance of these movements? 3.
Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs represent two opposing forms of modernism that shaped US
cities in the 20th century and continue to spur debate today. What modernist principles most influenced
Mosses and how did he try to implement them? Why were so many of his projects controversial? Why did
Jane Jacobs think urban planners were wrong about urban life? What alternative vision did Jacobs
promote? What were the essential components of urban life in her view? 4.
Urban and suburban environments have been shaped by the history of institutional racism in
the United States. Define institutional racism and give historical examples showing its effects. How has the
racial system in America shaped the experiences of different minority and immigrant groups. What are the
connections between “becoming white”, upward mobility, and suburbanization? What was the
government’s role in this process? What are the continuing effects of these policies today? 5.
Anthropologists have tried to reframe the analysis of urban inequality and the continuation of
poverty. How did Oscar Lewis try to explain the continuance of poverty through culture? Why do most
anthropologist reject his and similar explanations for the continuance of poverty? How have
anthropologists tried to counter myths about the poor? Using either the article by Mullings or by Bourgios,
discuss more current anthropological perspectives on issues associated with poverty and inequality.

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