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GOVT-396 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-Recurring (1-6) Topics vary by section. Repeatable for credit with different topic. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.

GOVT-396-001
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Urban Pol in Comp Perspective
Urban Politics in Comparative Perspective (3) This course examines case studies of urban activism and urban political development in global cities, participatory approaches to urban challenges, municipal government, the "right to the city," the politics of service provision, planning paradigms and their political assumptions and priorities, urban heritage conservation, and the growth of informal housing areas. The comparative framework investigates current theoretical debates about urban politics from a cross-disciplinary perspective and the empirical focus varies widely.