SOCI 3153: Urban Sociology
This course explores major theories and empirical works in urban sociology, with a focus on social inequalities in urban spaces.
Topics include urban disparities in socioeconomic status, education, crime and disorder, racial/ethnic inequalities, and environmental concerns.
The course focuses on structural and cultural explanations for urban inequality, including industrialization, segregation, suburbanization, social capital, and globalization.
U.S. cities are the primary focus of the course, with some discussion of globalization and increasing urbanization around the world.