Urban Sociology: Critical Essays

Urban Sociology: Critical Essays

by C.G. Pickvance (Editor)


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This book applies the historical materialist, or Marxist view of urban sociology and collates some fundamental sources of this perspective available.

This book was first published in 1976.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415851893
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/22/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: historical materialist approaches to urban sociology

Critique of existing urban sociology

2. Is there an urban sociology? Manuel Castells

3. Theory and ideology in urban sociology, Manuel Castells

Historical materialist approaches

4. Property development and the economic foundations of the urban question, Francois Lamarche

5. Contribution to a Marxist theory of capitalist urbanization, Jean Lojkine

6. Theoretical propositions for an experimental study of urban social movements, Manuel Castells

An application: the study of urban protest

7. The struggle agains urban renewal in the 'Cite d'Aliarte' ( Paris), Jose Olives

8. On the study of urban social movements, C.G. Pickvance

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