CRP 1101 - The Global City


(CU-SBY, EC-SAP, EC-SEAP)     
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

V. Beard.

The course introduces students to urbanization in 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 planning, building, and governing of cities. The course investigates opportunities and challenges facing cities, including but not limited to unprecedented increases in inequality, migration, climate change, informality, and access to shelter and core infrastructure. 



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