The City is a hot topic among policy makers, cultural creative, and academics. Urban issues and processes of exclusion including gentrification are linked to globalization and the increasing commodification of everyday life. This course will provide students with the opportunity to examine processes of exclusion in Los Angeles, Paris and Shanghai, but will also use Vancouver as a living laboratory.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework including SOC 100 or SOC 101

Course Outlines

Effective Term
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