The Urban World

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  • ISBN 10:


  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/30/2011
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Long the leading text in urban sociology,The Urban Worldcontinues to provide a comprehensive, balanced, up-to-date, cross-cultural look at cities and suburbs around the world. Offering a twenty-first century view of the changing urban scene, the text covers evolving urban patterns and the changing nature of urban life. Combining expert scholarship with an easy-to-understand style that students appreciate, J. John Palen is one of America's leading urban sociologists. He travels the world and adds new insights, gleaned firsthand, to each succeeding edition of his text.The Urban Worldcontinues to have a clear writing style with strong student appeal and enduring features such as strong academic content and an instructor-friendly organization. The book is also accompanied by a comprehensive test item file for qualified instructors.

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