DURP Course Catalog

UP330 - The Modern American City

Overview:

Explore the transformation of the American city in its journey from abandonment to renewed growth. Cities today are sites of rapid change and experimentation with new ideas for how people can and should live. This course examines the resurgence of American cities, the challenges they face, and their transformation in the 21st century. Each week, class will focus on a different aspect of the modern American city--work, housing, globalization, high finance--and explore its promises, challenges, and implications for the future.

Prerequisite:

None

Credit:

4 hours.

Instructor:

Doussard

Notes:

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