AP/HREQ3410 6.0 A: Human Rights and Urban Space
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.
- Academic Honesty
- Student Rights and Responsibilities
- Religious Observance
- Grading Scheme and Feedback
- 20% Rule
No examinations or tests collectively worth more than 20% of the final grade in a course will be given during the final 14 calendar days of classes in a term. The exceptions to the rule are classes which regularly meet Friday evenings or on Saturday and/or Sunday at any time, and courses offered in the compressed summer terms.
- Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities