Race and Class in American Cities

URPL-GP.2620, 3 points.


American cities are comprised of residents from a great diversity of nations, cultures, religions, and political philosophies. Consequently, conflicts surrounding race, ethnicity, class, and gender are often at the center of disputes about the use of public space and the allocation of city resources. This course examines the patterns of racial‐ethnic, class, and gender inequality in American cities. We shall address how these inequalities emerge, how they are perpetuated, and the role of public policy in addressing these social problems.



Prerequisites: none

Semester Instructor Syllabus Link
Spring 2015Angela Glover BlackwellSyllabus
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Blackwell, Angela Glover

Weekly Schedule:
Fri - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Session Dates:
01/30/2015 to 03/13/2015

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