For Students



The Urban Question: A Marxist Approach by Manuel Castells, MIT Press, 1977
Social Justice and the City by David Harvey. London: Edward Arnold,1973
The Social Production of Urban Space by Mark Gottdiener. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1985.
Metropolis: Center and Symbol of Our Times by Philip Kasinitz (Ed.), NYU Press, 1995
Who Governs? by Robert A. Dahl, New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1961
The Urban Villagers: Group and Class in the Life of Italian-Americans by Herbert J. Gans, The Free Press. New York, 1982
Urban Poverty and the Underclass: A Reader by Enzo Mingione (Ed.) Blackwell, 1996
The Global City by Saskia Sassen New York, London, Tokyo. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001
Cities in a World Economy by Saskia Sassen, Sage Publications, London 2006
Readings in Urban Theory by Fainstein, Susan, and Scott Campbell (eds.). . Malden, MA Blackwell Publishing Limited, 2002
The City Reader by by Richard T. LeGates and Frederic Stout , Routladge, 2003
The Castells Reader on Cities and Social Theory by Ida Susser,Blackwell, 2002
The New Urban Sociology by Mark Gottdiener, Ray Hutchison, Westview Press, 2005
Conservation and the City by Peter J. Larkham, Routledge, London, 1996
Revitalizing Historic Urban Quarters by Steve Tiesdell, Tim Heath, and Taner Oc
Oxford: Architectural Press,1996
Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia by Robert Fishman, Basic Books, USA 1987
Splintering Urbanism: Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities and the Urban Condition by Steven Graham and Simon Marvin, Rouyledge, 2001
The Cultures of Cities by Sharon Zukin, Blackwell Publishers, USA,1995
Loft Living: Culture and Capital in Urban Change, by Sharon Zukin  Rutgers University Press, USA, 1989



- Mellor, R (1975) Urban Sociology in an Urbanized Society. The British Journal of Sociology. Vol.26 No.3 pp.276-29. Blackwell Publishing
- Walton, J (1993) Urban Sociology: The Contribution and Limits of Political Economy. Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 19 pp. 301-320
- Gieryn, T.F (2000) A Space for Place in Sociology. Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 26 pp. 463-496
- Orum, A (1998) The Urban Imagination of Sociologists: The Centrality of Place. Sociological Quarterly Vol. 39(1) pp. 1-10
- Zukin, S (1998), Urban Life Styles: Diversity and Standardization in Spaces of Consumption, Urban Studies Vol.35 (5-6) pp. 825-839
- Sassen, S (2000) New Frontiers Facing Urban Sociology at The Millennium. British Journal of Sociology Vol. 51 No. 1 (January/March) pp. 143–159




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