Urban Soiology

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SO303RA: Urban Sociology

Phone: | | E-mail: || Instructor: | | Abstract Using a revised version of John J. Macionis and Vincent N. Parrillo’s Cities and Urban life, the social distance scale, this research examines social distance toward other ethnic groups and all races residing in an increasingly suburban world. Analyses indicate that blacks & whites report closer social distance to each other than to any other racial or ethnic group. Blacks express greater social distance toward Mexicans than do whites. Mexicans report greater social distance toward African Americans than toward whites. Willingness to marry members of other racial & ethnic groups mirrors these same patterns.

Country Life versus City Life

Have you ever wondered how people live in the country versus how people live in the city? The country lifestyle and the city lifestyle have a lot of differences, so I saw them as work, let me tell about these the first difference is work. Both of them people usually work, but how they work different. To begin with, farmers work outside and harvest. Employee of the company work inside and work on machine. Second, the country has small markets and the city has big markets. The third way is the people in country don't need more money. Every time, they need to buy something, they can trade each other such as rice, potato.etc...But the people in the city make more money because they need more things such as food, fish, etc... Some people argue that city life is better than country life. However, the authenticity of this statement is dubious. The interpretation of this statement maybe entirely biased depending on the individual. Not everyone suited to the city life and not everyone has the desire to reside permanently in the countryside. You may prefer to be better suited to one type…...

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