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GEOG 312 A   The American City back to previous pageBack to Results  
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InstructorMeyer, William B.
MeetsMWF1020-1110, HO 328
RestrictionsNo 2021 Instr sign req during Drop/Add
DistributionSocial Relations,Inst.& Agents
Core AreaGlobal Engagements

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This course focuses on the restructuring of American cities in the late 20th century and the implications of that restructuring for the well-being of urban residents. Topics emphasized include the decentralization of people and jobs out of central cities and northeastern metropolitan areas, racial residential segregation, inner-city gentrification, urban public service provision issues, the role of new (Latin American and Asian) urban immigrants, and feminist perspectives on the American city.

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