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Social Systems of a Metropolitan Area

by Daniel U. Levine & Robert J. Havighurst - 1968

The metropolitan area has been described in statistical terms; its demographic and economic aspects have been presented in some detail. This chapter will explore the relations of school systems with one another in the metropolitan area and also explain the relations of the school systems with other social institutions in such areas. To achieve this purpose, the concept of the social system will be used.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 67, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 69 Number 9, 1968, p. 37-70
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19648, Date Accessed: 6/5/2020 3:12:55 AM

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About the Author
  • Daniel Levine
    University of Missouri, Kansas City
    DANIEL LEVINE is the assistant director of the Center for the Study of Metropolitan Problems in Education and assistant professor of education at the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
  • Robert Havighurst
    University of Chicago
    ROBERT J. HAVIGHURST is a professor of education and psychology at the University of Chicago.
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