YSS1202



Divided Cities

This course investigates the social divisions of cities. The course is suitable for students interested in urban studies, regardless of discipline. The topics covered in the course include: The ghetto; Race and segregation; Immigration and the city; Class, poverty, and gentrification; Gender divisions; Cultural quarters and commoditized difference. The course introduces students to different modes of analysis and methods relevant to understanding social and economic division. Divided Cities can be taken as a stand-alone elective or as part of an Urban Studies or Anthropology Major or Minor, or any other Minor or Major as agreed by the Head of Study.

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