Global Cities

AAAS465S

Examination of new ways of living and surviving in cities across the world—new urbanization as distinct from the “new urbanism”—in context of the decline of the industrial economy, the offshoring of work, the creation of network cities and so-called “global cities.” Explores impact of increased urbanization, linked to “post-wage” work, informalization, and inequality. Addresses dilemmas of alternative forms of life through “cases,” including cities in the global North and South, varied “urban” schools, their theories and methodologies. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

CULANTH465S
ICS465S
ICS

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, EI, SS