Geography of Cities

GEOG 277
  • Quarters: Summer, Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: I&S, DIV

Explores economic, cultural, social and political dynamics of cities – their location, functions, and internal structure, including economic activities, housing, and social geography. Topics include economic restructuring; suburbanization and urban sprawl; urban planning; inner-city gentrification; and how issues of class, race, and gender are embedded in the geographies of cities.