Lesson 9: METROPOLITAN LIFE: Urban Culture & Lifestyles

URBAN SOCIOLOGY

Lesson 9: METROPOLITAN LIFE: Urban Culture & Lifestyles

 

Palen (9th) CH-7

REVIEW  QUESTIONS
  1. What did the 19th- and early 20th­-century social theorists suggest regarding the impact of the city on personal and social life?
  2. What were some of the major character­istics of “urbanism as a way of life”?
  3. Is the Wirthian “urbanism as a way of life” model supported by the data or not?
  4. How does compositional theory differ from Wirthian deterministic theory?
  5. How does subcultural theory differ from Wirthian deterministic theory?
  6. What factors distinguish “brain-gain” cities from “brain-loss” cities?
  7. What are the different urban lifestyles discussed in the text and how do they af­fect urban attitudes?
  8. What is meant by the statement that sta­ble inner-city ethnic groups have a peer­ group orientation?
  9. How do  urban  working-class  family norms differ from those of upper-middle class professionals?
  10. How does the social attitude toward housing of deprived inner-city residents differ from that of middle-class popula­tions?

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