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SOC 328: Global Urbanism


(1 Unit)
ANTH 105 or SOC 101, or permission of instructor.
Over half of the world’s population currently resides in cities. Furthermore, 90% of all future population growth is projected to take place in cities of the developing world. This course serves as an examination of global urban development with a special focus on the geopolitical South. Topics include the divergent development pathways of Western and Global cities, post-colonial cities, urban labor markets, rural-urban migration, cities in crisis, slum housing, urban infrastructure, urban governance and others. Students will have the opportunity to carry out their own project analyzing a social problem in a city of their choosing. Schoene.