2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

SOC 35316 Urban Sociology

Course is designed to provide students with a better understanding of the structure and function of urban areas in society. Examines the dynamic relations of cities, not only in the U.S., but in the Third World. Discussions on urban processes and urban life will cover theoretical approaches and various urban problems such as poverty, ethnic minority concentration, crime in urban settings, and recent developments in urban sociology, including new network approaches to city systems and global cities. Prerequisite: SOC 35101. (S)