Larsen and Keller Education
Social Sciences - Social Sciences
The sociological study of human interactions in metropolitan areas is known as urban sociology. It seeks to study the structures, problems and environmental processes related to an urban area. The foundations of urban sociology lie in the study of the socioeconomic and cultural processes of urbanization, and its subsequent impact on social alienation. It is a multidisciplinary field which draws on the principles of social theory, statistical analysis, cultural sociology, economic sociology and observational research. Urban sociology plays a crucial role in the areas of urban planning and policy making. This book is compiled in such a manner, that it will provide in-depth knowledge about the theory and practice of urban sociology. The topics included herein are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to readers. This book is a complete source of knowledge on the present status of this important field.