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 develops. Specific topics to be discussed include the factors that make a region competitive, the city's changing role in the region, evolving regional housing markets, and the impacts of the recent global financial crisis on American markets, regions, institutions, and neighborhoods.
Course ID: 
URBS253
Title (text only): 
CITIES,SUBURBS,REGIONS
Term: 
2012A
Term Session: 
0
Subject Area: 
URBS
Status: 
O