Jul 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog
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SOCI 413 - Urban Sociology

(3cr) This course introduces students to topics related to urbanization including the history of urbanization with a focus on cities in the U.S., theories of urban development, the social consequences of urbanization, the emergence of urban culture, the relationship between economic development and city growth, issues in urban planning, and the link between urbanization and crime. Students will gain experience writing in the discipline through an engagement with current research and debates on urban related issues.



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