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Crowding studies and urban life

Claude S. Fischer

Crowding studies and urban life

a critical review

by Claude S. Fischer

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Published by Institute of Urban & Regional Development, University of California in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crowding stress.,
  • Personal space.,
  • Sociology, Urban.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaves 45-50.

    StatementClaude S. Fischer, Mark Baldassare, Richard J. Ofshe.
    SeriesWorking paper - Institute of Urban & Regional Development, University of California ; no. 242, Working paper (University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Urban & Regional Development) ;, no. 242.
    ContributionsBaldassare, Mark, joint author., Ofshe, Richard, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM291 .F52
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 leaves ;
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5258944M
    LC Control Number75332620

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(). Crowding Studies and Urban Life: A Critical Review. Journal of the American Institute of Planners: Vol. 41, No. 6, pp. Cited by: Crowding studies and urban life. Berkeley: Institute of Urban & Regional Development, University of California, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Claude S Fischer; Mark Baldassare; Richard Ofshe.

The volume contributes to the field of man-environment relations by providing a behavioural perspective on life in crowded environments, and the effect on social behaviour and affective processes. After an overview of research, the author reports the findings of field studies and experiments, some of which were conducted by himself at three Cited by: Mark Baldassare's book, Residential Crowding in Ur- ban America, is a comprehensive, thoughtful, well-written, and generally tightly reasoned effort to clear the air on this important topic.

As our contribution, we hope to offer a constructive critique drawn largely from the vantage point of over 50 years of urban theory and research. Our main focus will concern the following question: What do the experimental studies of crowding have to do with the understanding of the social-psychological nature of urban life?Cited by: 7.

Through the expansion of urban theories beyond the human, and the resuscitation of sociological theories through animal studies literature, the book seeks to uncover the phenomenon of "humanimal crowding," both as threats to be policed and as potentially subversive.

Skip to main content. MENU. Search Browse; Resources. Authors; Librarians; Editors; Societies. Fischer, C S, Baldassare, M, Ofshe, R J, “Crowding studies and urban life: A critical review” WP, Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of.

tures of the home or of the larger urban world. A main purpose of this book, then, Crowding Studies and Urban Life: A Critical Review from the perspective of urban studies and to assess. Books shelved as urban-life: The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs, Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds, The Stars Beneath Our Feet by D.

Half of the global population already lives in cities, and by two-thirds of the world's people are expected to live in urban areas. But in cities two of the most pressing problems facing the. Overall, the rural migrants’ life (e.g. sleeping, cooking, and working) was seriously influenced by housing crowding.

% and % of rural migrants agreed that their life was indeed, affected by their housing crowding. The result confirms the previous research that housing crowding affects migrants’ life.

Through the expansion of urban theories beyond the human, and the resuscitation of sociological theories through animal studies literature, the book seeks to uncover the phenomenon of ‘humanimal crowding’, both as threats to be policed, and as potentially cturer: Routledge.

Through the expansion of urban theories beyond the human, and the resuscitation of sociological theories through animal studies literature, the book seeks to uncover the phenomenon of 'humanimal. A great look at city writing that can be applied to everyday life of living in urban areas Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The relationships between a set of measures of various components of environmental density and perceived crowding are examined in a data set from a sample of residents of a large metropolitan area. While there are meaningful patterns observed among the correlations, the primary finding is the weakness of the relationships between density and crowding.

The implications of the weak. Housing. A third problem involves there are several related issues. Much urban housing is substandard, as this chapter’s opening news story illustrated, and characterized by such problems as broken windows, malfunctioning heating systems, peeling lead paint, and insect infestation.

At the same time, adequate housing is not affordable for many city residents, as housing prices. Urban forests provide essential natural environments in densely populated areas and constitute spaces that offer relatively low levels of social contacts, quasi as refuge from hectic city life.

However, some urban forests reach, at least during their most busy periods of visitation, their social carrying capacity due to high numbers of visitors. A focus on these fundamental mechanisms leads to our second answer to the question of “one thing or many?”: the city is one thing amidst a plurality of manifestations of urban life.

It is a place of energized crowding (Kostof,p. 37) that generates growth and change (Smith, ). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. In the words of the sociologists Fischer & Baldassare: “A red-eyed, sharp-fanged obsession about urban life stalks contemporary thought.” 9 In focusing upon crowding, not only were the benefits of dense city-living ignored, but other causes of urban pathology, such as poverty and inequality, were neglected.

Yet Calhoun’s work considered.Rural, urban, and suburban communities collect taxes to provide services for the public benefit.

Rural, urban, and suburban communities make decisions about how to spend the taxes they collect. Books: Living in a City by Lisa Trumbauer () Simple text and photographs describe life in a city and highlights the different neighborhoods.Compared with recreation research in North America, where crowding is an important topic, only 16 European crowding studies have been identified since the s.

Their focus lies on everyday users in rural and urban forest settings of Central and Northern Europe. In these studies between 10 and 64 per cent of the respondents perceived crowding.