Cities are back in town : urban sociology for a globalizing urban world

Cities are back in town : urban sociology for a globalizing urban world

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  • 8 Sequences
  • Introductive Level

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Syllabus

  • Week 1 - Week 1 – Introduction
    Introduction to urban sociology
  • Week 2 - Week 2 – European City
    European city model
  • Week 3 - Week 3 – Colonial City
    Colonial city model
  • Week 4 - Week 4 – Industrial City
    Industrial city model
  • Week 5 - Week 5 – Metropolis
    Metropolis model
  • Week 6 - Week 6 – Global City
    Global city model
  • Week 7 - Week 7 – Post Metropolis
    Post metroplis model
  • Week 8 - Week 8 – Digital City
    Digital city model

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

  • Patrick Le Galèsnan
    Centre d'études européennes

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