University of Chicago Press, May 15, 1984 - Social Science - 239 pages
The City, first published in 1925 and reprinted here in its entirety, is a cross-section of concerns of the Chicago urban school during the period of its most intense activity. Park and Burgess realized that ecological and economic factors were converted into a social organization by the traditions and aspirations of city dwellers. In their efforts to achieve objectivity, these sociologists never lost sight of the values that propel human beings.
"It is a classic which remains relevant largely because it poses questions still unresolved."—Choice
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This book is a great introduction to the study of the chicago school of criminology. I highly recommend it as a valuable resource for anyone studying criminology or sociology!
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