Urban landscapes are the expression of economic, political, and socio-cultural processes layered on top of each other in particular time-space contexts. In this course, students will theoretically and empirically examine the complex and dynamic urban landscape. Students will gain a theoretical understanding of the location of cities within a larger global economic system of cities, along with the internal organization of economic, cultural, and social functions within cities. We will also examine the processes behind contemporary urban issues such as homelessness, boosterism, urban renewal, gentrification, poverty, and crime. 3 hrs. lect.
- Fall 2012
- McCardell Bicentennial Hall 219(MBH 219)
- 9:05am-9:55am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday (Sep 10, 2012 to Dec 7, 2012)
- Peter Nelson
- Social Sciences
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- NOR SOC
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