SOCC27H3 Sociology of Suburbs and Suburbanization

This course examines the political economy of suburban development, the myth and reality of suburbanism as a way of life, the working class suburb, the increasing diversity of suburban communities, suburbia and social exclusion, and the growth of contemporary suburban forms such as gated communities and lifestyle shopping malls.

Prerequisite: 

[[ SOCB05H3 or SOCB35H3] and [0.5 credit from the following: SOCB30H3, SOCB42H3, SOCB43H3, SOCB47H3]] or [ SOCB58H3 and enrolment in the Minor in Culture, Creativity, and Cities] or [ CITB02H3 and enrolment in the Major/Major Co-op in City Studies]

Recommended Preparation: 
Enrolment Limits: 
60
Breadth Requirements: 
Social & Behavioural Sciences