Most of the world's population now lives in large urban regions. How such metropolitan areas should be planned and governed has been debated for over a century. Using examples, this course surveys and critically evaluates leading historical and contemporary perspectives on metropolitan planning and governance, and highlights the institutional and political challenges to regional coordination and policy development.
8.0 credits, including at least 1.0 credits at the B-level from City Studies, Human Geography, Management, Political Science, or Sociology
Social and Behavioural Sciences