AP/HREQ3410 6.0 A: Human Rights and Urban Space

Offered by: HREQ


Summer 2019





Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

Examines the way space is organized in cities as a product of purposeful social practice with implications for social justice and human rights. Students will learn how spatial processes, arrangements, and manipulations in cities, as well as in the broader society, affect the human rights of different individuals and groups in society. Examples include the spatial concentration of poor people in massive social housing complexes in affecting employment chances and the justice and human rights implications of the location of urban facilities, amenities, or utilities such as schools, hospitals, garbage dumps, and high voltage electric grids. Course credit exclusions: None. Prior TO FALL 2009: Course credit exclusion: AK/SOSC 3302 6.00.

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