Urban Century
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy
Department: Milano General Curriculum
Course Number: NINT 5191
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Topics:
  • International Affairs
  • Cities & Urbanization
  • Urban Studies
Description:
This course introduces the multiple dimensions and theoretical perspectives involved in understanding cities and the process of urbanization. It will demonstrate how the intersection and integration of multiple perspectives is needed to understand how urban processes operate. The course will introduce urban demography, economy and institutions, infrastructure, architecture and visual representation, physical space, social relations, and culture. Students will undertake individual and group assignments in a dynamic seminar format in which these perspectives will be illustrated through a sample of cities from different regions of the world.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
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Level

Open to Graduate students.