City Politics

Course Type: 
URS
Code: 
3210
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Overview of urban and metropolitan politics and problems. Examination of how cities and metropolitan areas are governed: the changing structure of local government, the powers afforded localities, opportunities for citizen participation, and possibilities for regional cooperation. Study of key urban service areas: schools, land use and zoning, policing, economic development, urban planning, etc.