GGRD14H3 Social Justice and the City

Examines links between politics of difference, social justice and cities. Covers theories of social justice and difference with a particular emphasis placed on understanding how contemporary capitalism exacerbates urban inequalities and how urban struggles such as Occupy Wall Street seek to address discontents of urban dispossession. Examples of urban social struggles will be drawn from global North and South.
Areas of focus: Urban or Social/Cultural Geography

Prerequisite: 

13.0 credits including [ GGRB05H3 or GGRB13H3 or CITB02H3 or IDSB06H3]

Enrolment Limits: 
20
Breadth Requirements: 
Social & Behavioural Sciences