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Author Friedl, John.

Title City ways : a selective reader in urban anthropology / edited by John Friedl and Noel J. Chrisman.

Publication Info. New York : Crowell, [1975]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  GN505 .F74 1975    AVAILABLE
Description x, 458 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 428-458.
Contents Introduction: Friedl, J. and Chrisman, N. J. Continuity and adaptation as themes in urban anthropology.--The city as a unit of analysis: Wirth, L. Urbanism as a way of life. Fox. R. G. Rationale and romances in urban anthropology. Price, J. A. Reno, Nevada; the city as a unit of study.--Urban analysis; scope and method: Valentine, C. A. and Valentine, B. L. Making the scene, digging the action, and telling it like it is. Spradley, J. P. Adaptive strategies of urban nomads. Bott, E. Urban families.--Categories of urban dwellers: Gans, H. Urbanism and suburbanism as ways of life. Berreman, G. D. Social categories and social interaction in urban India. Bascom, W. The urban African and his world.--Specialized Communities: Epstein, D. G. The genesis and function of squatter settlements in Brasília. Crissman, L. W. The segmentary structure of urban overseas Chinese communities. Cohen, A. The politics of ritual secrecy. Marris, P. Slum clearance and family life in Lagos.--Urban adjustment: Lewis O. Urbanization without breakdown. Jacobson, D. Mobility, continuity, and urban social organization. Mitchell, J. C. The meaning in misfortune for urban Africans.--The culture of poverty: Lewis, O. The culture of poverty. Glazer, N. The culture of poverty; the view from New York City. Spicer, E. H. Patrons of the poor.
Subject Urban anthropology.
Cities and towns.
Added Author Chrisman, Noel J., 1940-
ISBN 0690001525

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