The American city; a sourcebook of urban imagery. Edited by Anselm L. Strauss.


Chicago, Aldine Pub. Company [1968] .

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Subjects Cities and towns -- United States.
Cities and towns.
Stadssociologie.
USA.
United States.
Urbanisme -- États-Unis.
Urbanization -- Essays.
Verstädterung.
Description xiv, 530 pages illustrations 25 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Summary Sheds light on what the city is and does by analyzing what its citizens think it should be and do.
Contents Images and perspectives. Urban perspectives: New York City / Anselm L. Strauss ; Some varieties of American urban symbolism / Anselm L. Strauss -- Contrasting conceptions of the same city. How I struck Chicago, and how Chicago struck me / Rudyard Kipling ; An Easterner looks at a Western city / Julian Ralph ; The Better Business Bureau's representation of Chicago -- The frontier and the city. Land speculation in Chicago / John L. Peyton ; City of the plains / William H. Dixon ; Frontier morals / Sarah Royce ; Joe's luck / Horatio Alger, Jr. ; The frontier in American history / Frederick J. Turner -- City destiny. The Midwest will be urban / J.W. Scott ; Missouri-St. Louis, the commercial center of North America / S. Waterhouse ; History of Marietta / Thomas J. Summers -- Early versions of the rural-urban dialogue. The political state of agriculture and the pleasures of agriculture / John Taylor ; The American city / A.D. Mayo ; What constitutes a merchant / Charles Edwards ; The morals of trade ; Humanity in the city / E.H. Chapin ; A later version of the dialogue / Walter Burr -- Perils of the great city. Perils -- the city / Josiah Strong ; Our cities / John Habberton ; The language of the fence / H.W. Gibson ; Poverty and the immigrant / Robert Hunter ; The sexual immorality of girls / W.I. Thomas and F. Znaniecki ; The professional ideology of social pathologies / C. Wright Mills -- Success and the perilous city. The strife for precedence / E.H. Chapin ; Coming to the city / Horace Greeley ; Society in town / A.D. Mayo ; The girl who earns her own living / Anna S. Richardson ; City boy versus country boy / J.M. Welding ; Women of New York / Marie L. Hankins ; Success and the man of culture / George S. Hillard -- Poverty and its solutions. Rural homes for urban children / Charles Loring Brace ; Nineteenth-street gang / Charles Loring Brace ; Outings / Joseph Lee ; Immigrants and the church / William P. Shriver ; The subjective necessity for social settlements / Jane Addams ; Cleric urges new ministry to meet urban needs / Bernard Weinraub ; The ethics of progress / Franklin Giddings ; A program of social work / Simon N. Patten ; The culture of poverty approach to social problems / Hylan Lewis ; California Foundation for Economic Opportunity -- Democracy, politics, and municipal reform. The city: the hope of democracy / Frederic C. Howe ; The coming city / Richard T. Ely ; Reform and the suffragette / Anna J. Cooper ; A city boss loses an election / A. Julius Friedberg ; Big Kennedy and the Mugwumps / Alfred H. Lewis ; The urban polity / Milton Kotler.
Order and disorder in the city. Why the police are not more effective / William MacAdoo ; Keeping the peace in Skid Row / Egon Bittner ; The police as perceived by Negro boys / Carl Werthman ; Violence in the city / Robert Blauner -- Sociologists study social worlds. The great metropolis: social worlds / Junius Browne ; A review of "The social value of the saloon" / E.C. Moore ; Symbolism, space, and the upper class / Walter Firey ; The world of furnished rooms / Harvey Zorbaugh ; Towertown: Chicago's Bohemia / Harvey Zorbaugh ; Patterns of voluntary association among urban working-class families / Floyd Dotson ; Rural styles in an urban environment / Christen T. Jonassen ; Interdependent worlds: the social integration of queers and peers / Albert J. Reiss, Jr. ; A cosmopolitan world / Frederick Edge -- The city without human purpose. Sympathy: country versus city / Charles H. Cooley ; Impersonality in the city / Robert and Helen Lynd ; Conspicuous consumption: country versus city / Thorstein Veblen ; The modern city: anomic, impersonal, meaningless / C. Wright Mills ; Urbanism as a way of life / Louis Wirth ; The community of limited liability / Morris Janowitz ; The cabdriver and his fare: facets of a fleeting relationship / Fred Davis -- Rural amenities and urban attributes. Rooftop gardeners bring forth blossoms high above a city of stone and steel / Meyer Berger ; I have 7,000,000 neighbors / Alfred E. Smith ; The woman on the farm / Clara Waldo ; The provincial American / Meridith Nicholson ; The country newspaper / William Allen White -- Suburbia. Ten acres enough / Anonymous ; Types of suburbs / Everett Chamberlin ; The suburbanite / H.A. Bridgeman ; Suburban nightmare / Frederick Allen ; The Catholic suburbanite / Andrew M. Greeley -- Visitors: fun and esthetics. Reno: specialization and fun / Lucius Beebe ; Tokyo: enjoyment plus additional meanings / Yoshie Egavwa ; Occupational touristry / Ruth Pape -- City planning. The Utopian city: Altruria / Titus K. Smith ; Planning and the city's "Good" / Robert H. Talbert ; The city beautiful: trees, parks, and other open spaces / Frederick Olmsted ; The city beautiful: municipal art / Frederick S. Lamb ; The City Club and the city beautiful / Leslie Miller, Dr. MacAlister, and S.S. Fels ; Planning and commercial organizations / Ryerson Ritchie ; Business vision and civic spirit / John Ihlder ; Social power and the real estate board / Donald H. Bouma ; City planning and the symbolism of space / Walter Firey ; The redevelopment of West End / Herbert J. Gans ; Dilemmas in urban renewal / Harold Goldblatt -- Urban imagery and urban theory. The latest in urban imagery / Anselm L. Strauss ; Strategies for discovering urban theory / Anselm L. Strauss.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)712386
(OCoLC)ocm00712386
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Strauss, Anselm L.,
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