Urban Environmental Development Practices
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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 5304
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course will prepare students for the International Field Program in Buenos Aires in the summer of 2016. ?Through a comparative analysis of the impact of development between the Matanza-Riachuelo River Basin in Buenos Aires, Argentina and similar regions in New York or the US, the course will assess the development impact of public policies and assistance affecting vulnerable areas, education, micro-credit, institutions, and the environment in developing areas. Students will be introduced to the policy and analytic issues involved, as well as to other relevant comparative analytic data and country experiences. In preparation for fieldwork, part of the course focuses on the development of skills in quantitative and qualitative methods of social research. Students will also be involved in a semester-long research assignment utilizing those research tools. The final paper for this course will focus on the development of student proposed internship projects for the Summer 2016 IFP in Buenos Aires. Students should be aware that this class concentrates heavily on historical, political, and environmental issues in Buenos Aires.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions