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Urban sociology is the sociological study of the various statistics among the population in cities. Chiefly the study of urban areas where industrial, commerical and residental zones converge. This practice sheds light on the influence of the city scape environment in burghal areas of poverty in response to several different languages, a low quality of life, several different ethnic groups and a low standard of police guardianship that all amount to social disorganization.
The Chicago School is a major influence in the study of urban sociology. Despite having studied cities in the early 20th century, the Chicago School is still recognized as important. Many of their findings have been refined or rejected, but the lasting impact of the Chicago School can still be found in today's teachings.
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