Cities, Communities, & Urban Life:

Course meets blended - Lecture meets online. Recitation sections alternate weeks in person (alternating group of students).

Introduction to urban sociology. Historical development of American cities and theories about cities. Ongoing processes of urban community life. Are cities sites of individual opportunity and rich communal life, or are they sources of individual pathology and community decline? What social, economic, and political factors promote one outcome or the other? How do different groups fare in the urban context, and why?

Term

Section

Instructor

Schedule

Location

Spring 2021

1
Robert Riggs
F: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM GCASL 288
1
Robert Riggs
F: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM 25W4 C-20
1
Ruth Horowitz
TR: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM ONLI