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February 9th Lecture

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC364H1
Professor
B.Barry
Semester
Winter

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SOC364February 9th 2012Health in the CityThe role of urban development suburbanization and sprawl Iover the past century AShift of focus from the healthside of things to the urban side of things BChicago school of urban sociologyCLots of drastic changes over the last few decades There has been not just a growth in size but a sprawling out Had dramatic changes in urban cities DThe Creation of the Megaopolis IILuis WirthAImmigrant moving to the city for increased opportunities Studied in Chicago Very interesting area to study very inuential in the eld of urban sociology Interesting period for social observation BBelieved in the potential for sociology for solving real problems Applied Sociology CInuential for framing the debate providing interesting insights to particular populations IIIUrbanism as a way of lifeATheory of Urbanism1Three Dening Characteristics aPopulation DensitybSizecHeterogeneity BThis offers us particular opportunities and challenges that result from having a diverse society CNegative Effects1Had a traditionalist perspec
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