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Urban sociology and the emerging atomic megalopolis.
Jesse Walter Dees
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As sociology itself is of recent origin urban sociology is much younger than sociology. Urban sociology as a systematic study saw its development in the 20th century in America.
Most of the work on urban sociology has been carried out in the USA, because by more Americans lived in cities than in. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: Jesse Walter Dees.
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