Fall/Winter Timetable

POL349H1F L0101

Globalization and Urban Politics

Themes

This course examines urban politics in the context of globalization. With an understanding that urban politics is shaped by forces that are at once immediate and distant, it considers the local-global character of urban development, governance, planning, public policy, democracy, citizenship, and territoriality. Throughout the class we will assess the uneven nature of urbanization and urban society in a variety of sites in the global north and global south. The course will introduce students to different theoretical perspectives and will focus on a number of critical urban issues such as suburbanization, immigration, sustainability, and inequality.

Texts

TBA

Format and Requirements

TBA

Prerequisites

POL214Y1 or POL214Y5or POLB50Y3 or POL224Y1

Exclusions
POL346Y5 or POL349Y1