SOC142 Urban Sociology

Faculty of Social Studies
Autumn 2016
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Mgr. Slavomíra Ferenčuhová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Kočková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Ladislav Rabušic, CSc.
Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Ing. Soňa Enenkelová
Supplier department: Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Tue 15:15–16:45 U35
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 35 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/35, only registered: 0/35, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/35
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 11 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
  • Castells, M. 1993. „European cities, the informational society, and the global economy.“ In: Deben, L., Heinemeijer, W., van der Vart, D.: (eds): Understanding Amsterdam. Amsterdam, Het Spinhuis.
  • Fischer, C. 1984. The Urban Experience. San Diego, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publ.
  • Robson, B. 1989. Those Inner Cities. Oxford, Clarendon Press.
  • Wacquant, L. 1997 „Three Pernicious Premises in the Sudy of the American Ghetto“ International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 21(2): 341-353.
  • Burjanek, A. 2005 „Co je residenční segregace“. In: Sýkora, L. (ed.) Segregace, formy, příčiny, důsledky, řešení. Sborník. (On-line)
  • GOTTDIENER, Mark and Ray HUTCHISON. The new urban sociology. 3rd ed. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 2006. xvii, 409. ISBN 0813343186. info
  • Changing cities : rethinking urban competitiveness, cohesion and governance. Edited by N. H. Buck. 1st pub. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2005. xv, 317. ISBN 1403906807. info
  • HORSKÁ, Pavla, Jiří MUSIL and Eduard MAUR. Zrod velkoměsta : urbanizace českých zemí a Evropa. Vyd. 1. Praha: Paseka, 2002. 352 s. ISBN 8071854093. info
  • Globalizing cities :a new spatial order? Edited by Peter Marcuse - Ronald van Kempen. 1st pub. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2000. xviii, 318. ISBN 0-631-21290-6. info
  • GIDDENS, Anthony. Sociology [Giddens, 1993]. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Polity Press, 1993. ISBN 0-7456-1114-1. info
  • SCHWAB, William A. The sociology of cities. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1992. xiv, 514 s. ISBN 0-13-817610-8. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discusion, reading and homeworks
Assessment methods
Students (selectively) elaborate papers based on the selected literature.
Exam: written test. The test usually consists of 25 questions. For completion of a course is necessary to gain at least 60 % from maximal score points.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
General note: Předmět je určen přednostně studujícím bakalářských programů.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016.
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