URBS253 - CITIES,SUBURBS,REGIONS

Course Description: 
This course will explore the political, economic, social, and demographic forces impacting development patterns in metropolitan areas, with a particular focus on Philadelphia. We will examine the government policies, economic forces, and social attitudes that affect the way a region grows, and the impact of these forces on poverty, equity and segregation. Specific topics to be discussed include the factors that make a region competitive, the city's changing role in the region, the impact place has on opportunity, and approaches to revitalizing and improving communities.
Course ID: 
URBS253
Title (text only): 
CITIES,SUBURBS,REGIONS
Term: 
2018A
Term Session: 
0
Subject Area: 
URBS
Status: 
O