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Geography, Faculty of Arts

URST: Urban Studies

URST 200 (3) Cities
An interdisciplinary introduction to the city in the context of contemporary globalization. Analysis of urban patterns and processes from the theoretical perspectives of various disciplines and methodologies.
Equivalency: GEOG 250.
URST 352 (3) Urbanization in the Global South
The role of cities in development and global capital circulation, and urban politics with emphasis on regions in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Credit will be granted for only one of GEOG 352 or URST 352.
Equivalency: GEOG 352.
URST 400 (3) Seminar in Urban Studies
A seminar for senior students who wish to explore some common topics of importance to urban studies from the viewpoints of several disciplines.
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing.
URST 450 (3) Urban Research
Historical, legal, and quantitative analysis of urban research. Emphasis on spatial, racial, and political dynamics of urban inequality.
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing required
Equivalency: GEOG 450.

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