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UP204 - Chicago: Planning & Urban Life

Overview:

Provides a broad introduction to social science theories and analysis methods, and uses the city of Chicago as a semester-long case study to examine how people, communities, and governments plan a city. Draws upon theories and methods of several social science disciplines including economics, geography, political science, anthropology, and sociology. Balances themes and concepts from the assigned readings with discussion of Chicago-specific case studies and hands-on application of fundamental analysis techniques.

Prerequisite:

UP 101.

Credit:

3 hours

Instructor:

Wilson

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