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URB 324C URBĀ 324C. Urban Publics. 3 Hours.

Same as Geography 356T (Topic 5). The concept of the public in the city and how it has shifted over time along the lines of gender, ethnicity, race, and class. Examines contemporary struggles over defining the urban public and how those struggles are linked to social, cultural, political, and economic forces. Subjects include uses of public space, the public sphere, eminent domain, urban politics, civic engagement, and political participation. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Geography 356T (Topic 5), Urban Studies 324C, 354 (Topic: Urban Publics). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.