POL464H1: Urban Policy and Policymaking


This course examines the varied drivers and challenges of urban policy and policymaking processes, focusing primarily on the U.S. and Canada but also extending globally. It includes discussion of the policy challenges confronting cities in the contemporary context, theoretical approaches to understanding their origins and solutions, and an exploration of the available solutions.


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POL476H1 (Topics: Urban Policy and Policymaking), taken in Winter 2016 and Winter 2017.

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