University of Calgary

GEOG 553 - Globalization and the City - Winter 2015

Introduction to the economic, political and cultural forces operating on a global scale that increasingly shape the growth and development of cities. Emphasis is placed on the dynamics of growth, competition, and polarization that structure urban hierarchies as well as cities' internal social and economic geographies.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • One of Anthropology 379, 387, Economics 361, Geography 253, 351, Sociology 353, Urban Studies 253 or consent of the Department.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2016.
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