Experiencing Cities (Paperback)

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"For undergraduate and graduate courses in urban sociology." A social psychological perspective informed by political economy encourages sociological understanding of the city and suburb in the past and in the contemporary world. "Experiencing Cities" is an introduction to urban sociology based heavily on microsociology and symbolic interaction theory emphasizing the way people experience the urban world in their everyday lives, interact with one another, and create meaning from the physical and human environments of their cities. Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab withPearson eText(at no additional cost). ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205863647/ ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205863648.

About the Author


Mark Hutter is a professor of sociology at Rowan University and has served as coordinator of the Bantivoglio Honors Program. He teaches and has an active and ongoing research agenda in both urban studies and family sociology and has extensively published and presented papers in these areas. He is the author of "The Changing Family "3rd ed (Allyn and Bacon, 1998) and the editor of "The Family Experience "4th ed (Allyn & Bacon, 2004). His scholarship and pedagogical involvement in the field of family studies has received international recognition with the award of the National Council on Family Relations Jan Trost Award for Outstanding Contributions to Comparative Family Studies in 2004. He is a past president of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction and Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honor Society."


Product Details
ISBN: 9780205816859
ISBN-10: 0205816851
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Publication Date: February 1st, 2011
Pages: 479
Language: English