Dynamics of American Cities
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||This sophomore inquiry course looks at some of the dynamics
of the American city through the lens of several different academic disciplines.
We focus on the following:
What is a city? The fields of history and sociology help inform
The rich just keep getting richer. The fields of history,
sociology, political science, and economics contribute to our study.
Community, identity, and space. Sociology, urban planning,
gender studies, and social justice inform our discussions.
Visions of ideal form. History and urban planning help us
understand where we’ve been and where we might want to go.