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Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
Courses of Study 2017-2018
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CRP 1101 - The Global City


     
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

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This course introduces students to contemporary urbanization processes, patterns and trends with a focus on cities of the Global South. It examines the demographic, economic and historical processes that create cities. Attention is given to the role of the state, market, non-governmental actors and communities in shaping cities. The course investigates the most pressing problems facing cities. Possible topics may include poverty and inequality, access to shelter and infrastructure, and environmental degradation.



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