GGR374H1: Urban Dynamics

Hours: 
24L

This course will focus on the social and economic repercussions associated with the formation and evolution of polynuclear urban regions in response to global economic restructuring. Foci will include the importance of knowledge and innovation in the process of economic development, social and economic polarization at multiple spatial scales, planning interventions to address these polarities, and strategies and tactics in the promotion of more sustainable urban-centred regional economies.

Recommended Preparation: 

8.0 FCE's including 2.0 FCE's in Geography (SOC SCI/BR=3). A statistics course (GGR270H1 or other) would be an asset.

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)