11.488 Urban Development in Conflict Cities: Planning Challenges and Policy Innovations


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Economic, religious, gender and ethnic differences must be negotiated every day in the urban arena. When tensions and conflict escalates into violence, the urban space becomes the battlespace in which these tensions are negotiated. Examines urban development challenges in conflict cities through multiple disciplinary perspectives on urban conflict. Review of the literature about when violence and cities intersect. Focuses on policy innovations, and an examination of potential planning, design, and policy solutions.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.488 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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