Film and Urbanism
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The paper discusses the film "Taxi Driver" in terms of its relation to urbanism and the theories of Louis Wirth.
From the Paper:"Expanding populations coupled with economic development led to the creation of the modern city characterized by Andrew J. Swensen as a place of the disequilibrium and discontents, so well defined by the likes of Georg Simmel, Emile Durkheim, Walter Benjamin and Sigmund Freud. The city is a labyrinth characterized by frenzy which Swensen sees as magnifying temptations and vice, with the overcrowding and other effects of industrialization, creating a social norm that is cynically indifferent, along with an urban mentality that..."
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Film and Urbanism (2008, December 01) Retrieved January 19, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/film-review/film-and-urbanism-124692/
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