GPS 0216 - Social Justice and the City

Credits: 3

This course asks students to think criticially about urban social relations and gain an understanding of social justice, inequality, access, and privledge as they relate to urban space. It explores how identity, power, and space create different understandings of cities. It also highlights the roles of race, class, gender, and ethnicity in shaping urban geography. The course challenges students to interrogate representations and conceptualizations of cities and to think critically about urban space.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

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