URBST 327 - Globalization and Urban Poverty

Overview

Course Title

Globalization and Urban Poverty

Department(s)

Description

Explores the massive expansion of impoverished, under-served, and extra-legal "slum" areas in the cities of the global South. Examines the emergence of these areas in the context of the broad socio-economic forces of globalization, urbanization, uneven development, and rising inequality. The course considers conflicting views on the nature and significance of these developments and evaluates various proposals for addressing the social injustices and threats to human health and well-being that these trends have produced.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule