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WSU Databases in Urban Studies

Finding books on Urban Studies

Urban Studies is an interdisciplinary and/or multidisciplinary subject area. Print books can be found under Social Sciences, Sociology, Economics, History and Political Science, and Geography.

The call number ranges below show where to find Urban Studies materials on the shelves. 

HT101-395 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology

HT161-165 Garden cities. "The city beautiful"

HT165.5-169.9 City planning

HT170-178 Urban renewal. Urban redevelopment

HT201-221 City population  Including children in cities, immigration

HT231 Effect of city life

HT251-265 Mental and moral life

HT281 Recreation. Amusements

HT321-325 The city as an economic factor. City

HT330-334 Metropolitan areas

HT351-352 Suburban cities and towns

HT361-384 Urbanization. City and country

HT388 Regional economics. Space in economics

HT390-395 Regional planning

HT401-485 Rural groups. Rural sociology


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