SOCL-4440 : Urban Culture and Politics

Sociology | College of Arts and Sciences | UG

  • LSAP Goal 2 Response to the Cry of the Poor
  • LSAP Goal 7 Community Resilience and Empowerment
  • 5 Gender Equality
  • 10 Reduced Inequalities
  • 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

About this Course

Exploration of core theories, concepts, analytical methods and polices related to the field of urban sociology. Course examines the transformation and the political economy of urban spaces; the intersection of race, class, gender and the urban space. Topics will include racial and ethnic segregation, poverty, immigration, gentrification and urban redevelopment, suburbanization, gender, globalization, culture and social movements.