GEOG*3050 Development and the City W (3-0) [0.50]
This course examines different theoretical and policy perspectives of urbanization and urban development, as well as social, economic and environmental living conditions in cities of the global "south". It refers to concrete examples of cities in their national and international context, paying due attention to diversity and the fluidity of urban-rural boundaries. Specific urban development issues, including migration, housing, employment, health and environment are also addressed.
Prerequisite(s): GEOG*2030 or GEOG*2260
Department(s): Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics