SOCI 639: Urban Inequality: From Watts to #Blacklivesmatter

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

This course considers the ways that social inequality and responses to inequality, through community organizing, social movements, and urban policy, have shaped the urban landscape in the 20th and 21st centuries. Beginning in the Civil Rights Era and ending during a period of resistance to police brutality and gentrification, this course will explore varied issues such as urban renewal, urban rebellion, suburbanization, public housing development (and demolition), the drug wars, mass incarceration, as well as urban movements related to urban space, LGBTQ+ recognition and AIDS direction action, Right to the City, and more. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.