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Social/Behavioral Science Exploration
Meets with GEOG 5480. Graduate students should enroll in GEOG 5480 and will be held to higher standards and/or more work. A broad overview of concepts in issues in urban geography, including the origins and development of cities, evolution or urban systems, global cities, urban economic devleopment, migration, urban land use, housing, neighborhood transition, and urban policies. Urban landscapes are expressions of economic, political, and social processes layered on top of each other in particular time-space contexts. In this course, students will gain both theoretical and empirical understanding of these processes that have shaped and continue to shape cities around the world.