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ADSO 1382 Cities: A World of Change (Fall: 4 )


Course Description

What makes a city world class? What contributes to its growth, endurance, or decline? Course looks at the changes and challenges faced by urban societies, home to more than half the world's population. Drawing from examples of American and world cities (New York, San Francisco, London, Rome, Dublin, Moscow, Mumbai, Baghdad) course examines urban theories and topics; social and cultural life, political and economic realities, new faces and tensions, power, development and technology.


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Last Updated: 20-Feb-14