POLS 5214 Urban Politics 3/0/3
This course provides an in-depth examination of the major areas of scholarly inquiry in urban politics. The course begins with an overview of theoretical foundations and model of urban politics. Contemporary approaches to studying urban politics from a political economy or regime perspective are given special attention. The remainder of the course is divided into two major areas of inquiry: (1) urban political institutions and (2) political behavior and political processes in urban settings.