URBST 311 - Urban Precarity

Overview

Course Title

Urban Precarity

Department(s)

Description

Rising precarity (i.e., social vulnerability and insecurity in people’s everyday lives) in an urban context. We will examine how people experience precarity across class, race, gender, geography, nationality and citizen status, sexuality and age. We will explore the way that different social movements have addressed such vulnerability and insecurity and the potential for political solidarity in contemporary society.

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