Undergraduate Course Code: POL476H1S L0101
Topics in Public Policy
Urban Policy and Policymaking
This course examines the social, economic, political, and institutional context of urban policies and policymaking processes, focusing on the U.S. and Canada. Course topics include the multiple dimensions of urban sustainability, including urban inequality and economic regeneration, climate change, infrastructure investments, social services, housing, and the relationship between municipal governments and international, national, and sub-national governing bodies.
Format and Requirements
The course will be discussion-based and students will be expected to complete each week’s assigned readings and actively participate in class discussions. Assessment requirements TBA.