The scope of urban sociology is really vast. In addition to the study of the general principles of urban sociology, it deals with the development of towns, social disorganization, problems of urban life and town planning. It studies the interaction between the urban environment and the development of human personality. It studies the structure and functions of urban family, its role and changing patterns. It deals th the institution of marriage in urban context, and the recent trends in it. It studies the class structure and class struggle, in urban societies. It concentrates on such features of social disorganization, such as--crimes, juvenile delinquency, prostitution, beggary?, unemployment, diseases, environment pollution, slums, gambling, alcoholism and night life. It analyses the factors and causes of social and personal disorganization. It undertakes an investigation of industries and- industrial relations, the causes of disharmony between the labor and the management and the ways and means of 1ringing about harmony between the two.
Urban sociology makes its study with its basic assumption that the city is ‘not a static phenomenon, but a series of dynamic inter-relationships’. “In the ever-changing modern city institutions are altered; old problems change or disappear and new ones arise. Likewise, new methods for solving these problems are constantly being tried in urban sociology. It gives suggestions for urban planning and control. Hence, it not only studies the facts of urban life but also evaluates the facts in order to understand their causes and means of improvement. Though the immediate task of urban sociology is to make an analytical study of the structure and functioning of the urban community, in doing so, it gives suggestions to overcome the problems of city life which are of great practical importance.
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