SOCI 696 Urban Latin America

This course is a study of the causes and social effects of urban growth and decay in rich and poor countries in the Americas. Examines contemporary urban social classes and political coalitions, and how these are changing with shifting regional economies. The course discusses theories of urban societies and regional growth, and examines case studies and theories from Latin America.

pre-rec: SOCI 249 or LAST 101, and SOCI 322 or approval of instructor.