GEOG 465-The City: Origins, Internal Structure and Economic Function


The course employs a cross-cultural approach in discussing the broad patterns, trends and dynamics of world urbanization. There will be an analysis of the internal spatial organization of cities with special reference to land identification of the major differences and similarities of urban phenomena between the developed and under-developed world and the relevance of these themes to urban planning: history of world urbanization; internal structure of cities/land use analysis and turban economic analysis.