Class Notes (834,976)
Canada (508,836)
Sociology (2,430)
SOCB44H3 (40)
Lecture

Week 7- Lecture Notes.docx

2 Pages
156 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Sociology
Course
SOCB44H3
Professor
John Hannigan
Semester
Fall

Description
SOCB44H3 Week 7- Lecture Notes Oct 29 2012 Robert Park, “The city, some suggestions for the study of Human behavior.” (1916) Contributions - City is an important subject for sociological investigation - There is something distinctive about the city and the way of life it creates Limitations - Time and space bound (example, Berlin in the early 90s. can’t say the differences by looking at the early European cities) - Contradictory claims (Hitler) Chicago Population 1860, 112,000 1900, 1.5 million 1930, 3.5 million - Huge growth of population - Chicago was the size of Toronto in the 1930s, still same size - Can’t expect a city to function properly when it grew so quickly, things will be out of order - “The shock city of early 20 century” - Formation of Chicago Population: - Number of people migrated, from rural areas into the city (domestic migration) - Immigration from Europe (Eastern Europe, Poland, Not so many from Hungary, Southern Europe- Italy) - They came from rural area, farms and small towns. (Important to Dual Adjustment) - Most came by boat, ships without luxuries. They brought everything they have with them. When they left, they felt like they left for good. - The only way of communication was by letter. - The founder of Chicago School of Urban Sociology is Robert Park. He came to sociology late in life, second career. His first career is journalist. - Look at things in a more systematic way, so he w
More Less

Related notes for SOCB44H3

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit