Urban Sociology (Introduction)

This lecture introduces the key ideas of urban sociology. It will deliver a first understanding of the most important scholars in urban sociology form the classics (Simmel, Weber, Chicago School) to today’s research. It provides furthermore a reading of historical approaches to urban studies in Germany and a reflection on important aspects of recent urban development (segregation, gentrification, multiculturalism). It pays special to the sociology of cities in disaster situations.


Richtet sich an: MA Urbanistik, IPP, Urban Heritage, Doktoranden, MA-Programme der Medienfakultät, Master Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering
Veranstaltungsart: Vorlesung; 2 SWS 3 ETCS
Termin: montags, 11.15 - 12.45 Uhr
Sprache: Englisch
Ort: Hörsaal C
Dozent: Prof. Dr. Frank Eckardt

Registration at the first meeting