Fall/Winter Timetable

POL378H1F L0201

Topics in Comparative Politics II

Cities and Citizens


This course considers the interaction of cities and citizens. It will examine theories of urban citizenship and contemporary practices of civic engagement. Topics include the dynamics of local governance, experiments in democratic participation, forms of neighbourhood activism, and the rise of urban social movements. Examples will be drawn both from Toronto and from cities globally.


1.0 credit in POL/ JPA/ JPF/ JPI/ JPR/ JPS/ JRA courses