Week Five Assignments

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Week Five Assignments:  Urban Theories and Ideas February 9, 2009 Topic:  The Political Economy of Cities Week Five Readings: 1. Read the lecture notes that are found on Blackboard: Course Documents 2. Read Chapter Four in the text: Contemporary Urban Sociology Activities: 1. For me this is one of the most exciting chapters in the entire book.  I am fascinated by  the political economy of cities.  It involves all the behind the scenes negotiating and deal  making that occurs to get projects completed in a metropolitan area.  A good example of  the political economy is the machinations that occurred with Rosenblatt stadium.  If you  lived in Omaha during the ruse, you know that the voice of the common man was  probably not heard during the negotiations.  The elites and local government made the  decisions about the future of Rosenblatt and the construction of a new stadium.  In 
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2010 for the course PSY Psy101 taught by Professor Dhabi during the Spring '10 term at Abu Dhabi University.

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