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Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRP 1101 - The Global City


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

V. Beard.

The 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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