POLSCI 327 - Politics of the Metropolis
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
POLSCI 111 or upperclass standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The purpose of this course is to develop your capacity to provide leadership to improve the quality of urban life. We will study urban governance and key policy areas. By registering for this course you agree to assume a share of responsibility for making it a learning experience for your classmates as well as for yourself. Grading is on a no-curve 100-point system. You will write five 1000-word papers on assigned topics, worth 10 points each. You will also develop and complete a semester project (worth 30 points) that integrates scholarly literature with your own original research on a course- relevant topic. The remaining 20 points is based upon your contribution to our learning as a group and your participation in relevant out-of-class activities, including in Detroit and the metro area.

POLSCI 327 - Politics of the Metropolis
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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All other readings will be available through CTools.
ISBN: 9780691121864
The origins of the urban crisis : race and inequality in postwar Detroit, Author: Thomas J. Sugrue., Publisher: Princeton Univ. Press 1. Princet 2005
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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