Social Sciences - Urban Studies
Urban studies is concerned with the study of the urban development of a city. It primarily focuses on the history of development of the city from an architectural perspective as well as the impact of urban design on the community development efforts. It helps to understand the values and development of humans as well as their interaction with their physical environment. Urban studies is an interdisciplinary field that uses concepts from various academic disciplines such as geography, economics, public health, sociology and environmental studies. It focuses on the study of the interactions of the residents within the city, and how race and gender differences lead to social inequalities. This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts in the field of urban studies. It explores all the important aspects of this field in the present day scenario. The book is appropriate for students seeking detailed information in this area as well as for experts.