GEOG*3050*01 [W]

Code and section: GEOG*3050*01 [W]*01


Development and the City

This course examines different theoretical and policy perspectives of urbanization and urban development, as well as social, economic and environmental living conditions in cities of the global "south". It refers to concrete examples of cities in their national and international context, paying due attention to diversity and the fluidity of urban-rural boundaries. Specific urban development issues, including migration, housing, employment, health and environment are also addressed.

Prerequisite(s): 7.50 credits, (GEOG*2030 and GEOG*2260 recommended)
Department(s): Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics


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