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Planning Economics will apply microeconomic theory to issues that markets don't always handle well and so are not usually... see more

This course investigates social conflict and distributional disputes in the public sector. While theoretical aspects of... see more

This is a seminar about the ways that urban design contributes to the distribution of political power and resources in... see more

This course will explore the mutual influences of ideas of nature, theories of city design and planning, and practices of... see more

This course explores how social theories of urban life can be related to the city's architecture and spaces. It is... see more

This course focuses on the physical and economic renewal of urban neighborhood Main Streets by combining classroom work... see more

This course is intended to introduce graduate students to a set of core writings in the field of urban sociology. Topics... see more

A truly inter-disciplinary course, Housing and Land Use in Rapidly Urbanizing Regions reviews how law, economics,... see more

This seminar is an introduction to the usage and impacts of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on urban... see more

This introductory survey course is intended to develop an understanding of key issues and dilemmas of planning in... see more

The primary purpose of this seminar is to enable students to craft approaches to so-called "First World"/ "Third World"... see more

"Designing a dream city is easy. Rebuilding a living one takes imagination." -Jane JacobsThis course examines the... see more

Human beings are symbol-making as well as tool-making animals. We understand our world and shape our lives in large part... see more

This page contains an overview of the requirements for Module 2 of the Generational Issues in Global Education course... see more

This course covers major theorists and theoretical schools since the late 19th century. Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Bourdieu,... see more

This course examines the dynamic interrelations among physical and behavioral traits of humans, environment, and culture... see more

This five-day program on evaluating social programs will provide a thorough understanding of randomized evaluations and... see more

This is a free online textbook/course that "gives you some insight into social work practice and the theory which informs... see more

This is a free, online textbook/course that "will help you to discover how these issues are identified, defined, given... see more

At the dawn of the twenty-first century, globalization is a pervasive feature of social life. The clichéd examples – from... see more

This course is a graduate reading seminar, in which historical and contemporary studies are used to explore the... see more

This workshop explores the potential of media technology and the Internet to enhance communication and transform city... see more

For many years, Cambridge, MA, as host to two major research universities, has been the scene of debates as to how best... see more

This course is a requirement for completion of the Urban Design Certificate Program. It investigates the complex nature... see more