Comparative Urban Politics and Policymaking

POLSCI 235S

DukeImmerse Seminar. A comparative examination and analysis of urban governance in South Africa and the United States. Examines potential consequences of persistent racial and class disparities for housing and neighborhoods, public health, education, community infrastructure, and general economic and social development. Specific attention to how the physical layout, government structures, politics, culture, and the civil society of cities and urban areas may both promote and hinder human development and social justice. Instructor consent required. Instructor: Haynie and Lawrence

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Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • AAAS 234S
  • ICS 213S
  • PUBPOL 285S
  • RIGHTS 235S
Typically Offered
Occasionally