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ANT347Y Lec 2 Imaging the city, and city typologies.pdf

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Lec 2 Imaging the city, and city typologies September-17-13 12:00 PM Blog/ Discussion board - Class blog: - Sign up with google mail Film - Age of Uncertainty: Metropolis (find on youtube) - Typologies of cities Living in cities - Shapes people and the environment - Diversity, mix, accessibility - Yonge and Dundas ○ mini-Times Sq ○ Meeting place, space of gathering ○ Hub of culture ○ Accessible to a lot of things ○ Gentrification in Toronto - Characterizing cities - how one city is different than another, oppositions - Avenue Rd and Bloor ○ Yorkville ○ The crystal ○ museum ○ Original architecture - New appearances and old appearances - Contrasts past and present - Folk-colonial architecture - e.g. the ROM - Toronto trying to reinvent itself - Queen and Spadina ○ Garment district ○ Authenticity Reading: Park (pg6) ...the Fact is… - External factor that impacts back on people - The impact that is discussed about the feeling about that city - Subjectivity is constituted by the urban environment - Park is saying that this urban env - material and cultural? 'customs tradition' - The city means a lot of different things, and can be described in many ways Theorizing the City - The Chicago School - 1920s this was the main place where urban anthro was produced - No distinction between anthro and sociology - Members of the Chicago School: ○ William Thomas  The participants' point of view, pioneered the use of personal doc like letters and diaries ○ Ernest Burgess  Came up with the concentric model of social organization in the city ○ Nels Anderson  Studied different kinds of hobos and itinerants ○ Frederic Thrasher  Studied gangs and their relations back to childrens play groups and forward to machine politics ○ Louis Worth  Studied the Jewish ghetto ○ Paul Cressey  Studied taxi-dance halls ○ Robert Park ▪ From Minnesota ▪ Most famous member ▪ Started as a Journalist then philosopher, anthropologist, sociologist **Robert Park reading:  What's Park's ambition/goal in this paper? p.25 □ Park is arguing that - cities have cultures (customs and traditions….) □ Culture □ What's at stake? His ambition is finding a new foundation for anthropology  According to Park, what are the main forms that cultural formations (his term( take in the city? In opposition to what does Park define each of these formations? □ What is the city composed of (accord to Park)?  Core Social structure of cities = neighborhoods  Basic forms of social organization = families, communities, neighborhoods  P26 2nd par from bottom □ What is his relationship between the neighborhood in his view? Lectures Page 1 □ What is his relationship between the neighborhood in his view?  Distinct histories, kin to subcultures  Neighborhoods exist on their own, and individuals move in between them, individual rep from diff neighb
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