SOCI 630 Urban Policy and Planning

Investigates how urban planning efforts and government polices and programs have affected U.S. cities and metropolitan areas over the last hundred years. Students are introduced to traditional, mainstream, and radical planning theories and policy critique. Examines urban policy formulation and implementation, conflicts and struggles, and the relationship between theory, research, and planning/policy.

pre-rec: SOCI 304 and SOCI 322 or approval of instructor.