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Urban Societies

SOC 270
Fall 2006
Section: 01  
Course Cluster: Urban Studies

How do cities develop? Are there universal laws that govern city growth, or do cities develop differently within distinctive economic and political frameworks? This course addresses those questions by tracing the history of cities, comparing major theoretical approaches and addressing a number of important current issues in urban areas in the United States, including redevelopment, housing, homelessness, and the fiscal crisis of the cities.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS SOC
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: SOC152 OR SOC151
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CGST-MN)(SOC)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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