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Chicago school

The Chicago school refers to one of the following scholarly approaches found and developed at the University of Chicago.

In economics, members of the department of economics, adheres to neoclassical price theory and free market libertarianism.

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In sociology, it is the first major attempt to study urban environment by combined efforts of theory and ethnographic fieldwork[?] in Chicago. The major researchers in this schools include Robert Park[?], Lous Wirth[?], Ernest Burgess[?], and Robert MCKenzie[?]. During the 1920s to 1930s period, urban sociology was almost synonymous to the Chicago school. Since the mid-20th Century saw a series of criticisms, including New Urban Sociology, which emphasizes political dimension. The controversial Los Angeles school's views on postmodern urbanism and scholarship is a conscious effort to depart from Chicago school. It is perhaps an indication of the lasting power of the Chicago school.

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