11.469 Urban Sociology in Theory and Practice


Class Info

Introduction to core writings in urban sociology. Examines key theoretical paradigms that have comprised the field since its founding. Explores the nature and changing character of the city and the urban experience in the US and abroad, providing context for development and application of planning skills and sensibilities as well as urban research. Topics include the changing nature of community, social inequality, culture, political power, socio-spatial change, technological change, and the relationship between the built environment and human behavior.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.469 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by J. Steil.

Lecture occurs 7:30 PM to 12:30 PM on Fridays in NORFOLK.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the Urban Sociology in Theory and Practice site or on the 11.469 Stellar site.

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