Index of urban sociology articles

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Urban sociology is the sociological study of social life and human interaction in metropolitan areas. It is a normative discipline of sociology seeking to study the structures,processes,changes and problems of an urban area and by doing so providing inputs for planning and policy making.


A[edit]

abandonmentaccessibilityActive Livingactivity centreadaptive reuseAdministration for Children and FamiliesAcid Rain Program(EPA) — achievement gap in the United Statesaffirmative actionAfrican AmericanAid to Families with Dependent Children(AFDC) — air quality(indoor) — Air Pollution IndexAir Quality Indexalienationamalgamationannexationanomiearcologyarsonasset-based community developmentAsian AmericanAthens Charterautomobileautomobile dependencyautonomy

B[edit]

bureaucracybirth rateblock grantbudgetbusbusiness cyclebusiness park

C[edit]

capitalismCapital Improvement Plancarpoolcarsharingcentral business districtcentral place theorycharter schoolCity Beautiful movementCity of Light Developmentcity rhythmcivil rightsclass stratificationclean air actcommunal gardenCommunities Directorycommunity developmentcommunity land trustcommunity of placeCommunity Reinvestment Actcommutingcomplete streetsconcentric zone modelconservation easementContext Sensitive Solutionscontext theoryCopenhagenization (bicycling)core frame modelcorporationcost of living(U.S.) — counter urbanizationcrimecriminal justicecultural biasculture of poverty -The Coons Effect

D[edit]

de facto segregationde jure segregationdeath ratedecentralizationdevolutiondisabilitydisinvestmentdivision of labour

E[edit]

economic developmenteconomic growthelitismemission standardemploymentempowerment zoneenterprise zoneentertainment centerentrepôtethnic enclave

F[edit]

Federal Housing AdministrationFHA loanfragmentation

G[edit]

ganggentrificationglobalizationgovernmentgreat depressiongridlockgrowth management

H[edit]

habitabilityhighwayHispanic Americanshistoric preservationHome Mortgage Disclosure Acthomelessnesshomeowners' associationHousing Act of 1937Housing Act of 1949Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008HOPE VIhuman ecologyDepartment of Housing and Urban Development(H.U.D.) — hyperghettoization

I[edit]

immigrationinclusionary zoningincomeindoor air pollution in developing nationsindustrial ecologyindustrializationinequalityinfrastructureinterest group

J[edit]

K[edit]

kinship

L[edit]

land uselandfillleapfrogging

M[edit]

magnet schoolmethanolmiddle classmigrationmodernizationMoving to Opportunitymultiple nuclei model

N[edit]

National Ambient Air Quality StandardsneighborhoodNeo-Marxismnuclear family

O[edit]

organized crimeovercrowding

P[edit]

parochialismPersonal Responsibility and Work Opportunity ActPhase I Environmental Site Assessmentpolarizationpolice brutalitypollutionpovertypoverty lineprivatizationpublic transportpsychological stresspublic housingpublic schoolpublic transport

Q[edit]

R[edit]

racial discriminationracial integrationracismrail systemrecyclingregime theoryrevenue sharingrural

S[edit]

savings and loan crisisscholarshipsegregationsingle parentsmart growthsocial complexitysocial disorganization theorysocial housingsocial solidaritysocial worksocial welfare provisionSocialismsolidaritySoviet Unionsteam enginestreetcarstreet childrensuburbanizationsuburbsun belt

T[edit]

taxestechnologyTANFthird world

U[edit]

underemploymentunderground economyunemploymentUniform Crime Reportunionizationurban decayUrban Mass Transportation Act of 1964urban renewalurban sprawlurbanization

V[edit]

Vice Lordsviolencevolunteervoting bloc

W[edit]

Wagewar on povertywaste disposalwater supplywelfarewelfare reformwhite flightwhite collar crimeworkfare

X[edit]

xenophobia

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

zoning

Urban-Related Lists[edit]

List of United States cities by population

See also[edit]

List of U.S. metropolitan areas with large African-American populations

List of air-filtering plants

Further reading[edit]

Flanagan, William G. (2001). Urban Sociology : Images and Structure, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-205-33532-2

Keiser, R. Lincoln. (1969). The Vice Lords: Warriors of the Streets, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ISBN 0-03-080361-6

Shannon, Thomas R. (2001). Urban Problems in Sociological Perspective, Waveland Press Inc, ISBN 1-57766-195-8

Spradley, James P. (1999). You Owe Yourself a Drunk: An Ethnography of Urban Nomad, Waveland Press Inc, ISBN 1-57766-085-4

Vargas, Joao H. Costa. (2006). Catching Hell in the City of Angels: Life And Meanings of Blackness in South Central Los Angeles, University of Minnesota Press, ISBN 0-8166-4169-2

Williams, Terry. (1992). Crackhouse: Notes from the End of the Line, Penguin Group(USA), ISBN 0-14-023251-6