Subject associations
SOC 210 / LAS 210 / URB 210 / LAO 210
Term
Fall 2022
Instructors
Patricia Fernández-Kelly
Registrar description
By taking a comparative approach, this course examines the role of social, economic, and political factors in the emergence and transformation of modern cities in the United States and selected areas of Latin America. We consider the city in its dual image: both as a center of progress and as a redoubt of social problems, especially poverty. Attention is given to spatial processes that have resulted in the aggregation and desegregation of populations differentiated by social class and race.