May 24 2010. - Welcome to City Planning 118AC: The Urban...

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Welcome to City Planning 118AC: The Urban Community *** Instructor Lisa Feldstein Summer 2010
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Objectives for the Course Overview of the development of cities and urban communities: History of development Trends in urbanization Uneven urban development: urban and suburban
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Objectives for the Course Understand the role of macro-level structural factors on cities: Globalization and competition for resources Economic forces Politics and policies Political and social movements
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Objectives for the Course Understand the complexity of urban communities Affluence and poverty Various cultures and institutions Diverse populations Values and ways of life
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Objectives for the Course Understand challenges confronting urban communities and cities: Ethnic & racial conflict: political, social, economic Segregations: Economic, racial/ethnic Economic shifts Urban sustainability: economy, equity, environment, health
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Objectives for the Course Explore solutions to complex urban problems: Building sustainable communities Creating and preserving opportunities for urban populations Improving governance and citizen participation Promoting more equitable and efficient development
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What is an “Urban Community”?
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2010 for the course CY PLAN 118AC taught by Professor Lisafeldstein during the Summer '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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May 24 2010. - Welcome to City Planning 118AC: The Urban...

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