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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Sociology (SOC)
Urban Sociology
Urban Sociology
Fall 2015
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Systematic analysis of urbanization and life within urban areas, primarily in the United States. Topics include theoretical perspectives on urban growth and neighborhood change, housing, the community question, neighborhood effects on individuals within the metropolis, and selected policy issues.
This course is designed to focus on the development of skills and competencies that will help graduate students to: - Understand and critique different theoretical perspectives within urban sociology. - Apply sociologically-informed perspectives to make a cogent argument regarding various phenomena within the urban sphere. - Engage with contemporary, published research and critically examine its strengths and weaknesses. - Present to an audience of their peers about a research topic that fits within urban sociology.
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jbb (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 01:45:44 GMT): Rollback: Please add CCAS boilerplate to syllabus.
twilson (Fri, 06 Feb 2015 21:32:50 GMT): Rollback: Please revise syllabus and resubmit
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