SOC 295 - Topics in Sociology
Section: 001 Urban Inequality
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the sociological study of urban areas. This includes more general topics as the rise of cities and theories urbanism, as well as more specific areas of inquiry, including American urbanism, segregation, urban poverty, suburbanization and sprawl, neighborhoods and crime, and immigrant ghettos. The course will also devote attention to globalization and the process of urbanization in less developed countries.

Course Requirements:

Written work will include two papers, one longer and one shorter, and a take-home exam.

Class Format:

The course will be conducted seminar style with an expectation of active student participation, including discussions, dialogue, and presentations.

SOC 295 - Topics in Sociology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 022627540X
On the Run, Author: Alice Goffman
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