Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Sociology and Anthropology
Dr. George Helling
Dr. George Barger
Dr. John Nye
American sociologists have had an abiding interest in the causes and consequences of urban phenomena. Afterall, the emergent American metropolis has a certain lure to it, which is no doubt engendered by its marked cultural and social heterogeneity, and fluid spatial and social mobility. Then too, urban problems are highly visible problems; declining and dilapidated areas, poverty "pockets", crime, etc., all command attention from diverse agencies and segments of the public.
Dean, Michael Leigh, "Factorial Ecology: Methodological Refinements Using 1960 Omaha Data" (1963). Student Work. 1776.
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