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  Neighborhood Tour Project
  Wynn
Resource Type: Assignment
Class Level: Any
Class Size: Small
Language: English
Subject Area: Urban Sociology
DatePublished: 12/26/2019
Abstract: This project allows students to get out of the classroom and explore neighborhoods in the city. Designing and giving these tours also lets students learn new and interesting information about the city where they live and learn, and it allows them to find real world applications for the urban sociology...


 
  Urban Sociology
  Halasz
Resource Type: Assignment, Syllabus
Class Level: College 300
Class Size: Any
Language: English
Subject Area: Urban Sociology
DatePublished: 7/4/2019
Abstract: Urban Sociology is an upper-division undergraduate elective that introduces students to the study of city life in the US and globally. The course examines social life in urban areas, with a focus on contemporary issues such as gentrification and development; segregation; immigration and ethnic enclaves; queer communities; poverty, affordable housing,...


 
  Equity, Growth, and Community: What the Nation Can Learn from America's Metro Areas
  McLeskey
Resource Type: Bibliography
Class Level: Any
Class Size: Any
Language: English
Subject Area: Urban Sociology
DatePublished: 6/6/2019
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  Film Review: We Are Not Ghosts!
  Hunter
Resource Type: Film List
Class Level: Any
Class Size: Any
Language: English
Subject Area: Urban Sociology
DatePublished: 5/10/2018
Abstract: .


 
  Subsidies, Uneven Development, and the Race to the Bottom
  King
Resource Type: Assignment, Audio, Class Activity, Lecture, PowerPoint, Website
Class Level: College 200
Class Size: Any
Language: English
Subject Area: Urban Sociology
DatePublished: 8/28/2017
Abstract: Through this set of materials students listen to an engaging interview about detailed reporting on local subsidies and explore an interactive map revealing local subsidy policies. The materials include a lecture outline for teaching these concepts with reference to works of relevant urban sociologists. Uneven development is often a critical...


 
  Metropolitan Area Characteristics and Residential Segregation Using American FactFinder
  Wynn
Resource Type: Assignment
Class Level: College 300
Class Size: Any
Language: English
Subject Area: Urban Sociology
DatePublished: 3/20/2017
Abstract: This paper assignment teaches students how to use American FactFinder from the U.S. Census Bureau to examine data on two comparably sized metropolitan areas. Students extract data from the 2014 5-year American Community Survey (ACS). Students also apply urban theories and recent research from course readings to theorize about residential...


 
  World’s Largests: Understanding Expressions of Place Character and Efforts to Attract Economic Investment
  King
Resource Type: Assessment, Assignment, Lecture, PowerPoint
Class Level: College 200
Class Size: Medium
Language: English
Subject Area: Urban Sociology
DatePublished: 12/29/2016
Abstract: Place character is a modern concept in urban sociology that is a critical piece for understanding how processes of economic development can be rooted in socially constructed subjective understandings of place characteristics. Because understanding the processes from which place character emerges implies dealing with social constructions and subjective understandings, it...


 
  Film Review: The Interrupters
  Walsh
Resource Type: Film List
Class Level: Any
Class Size: Any
Language: English
Subject Area: Urban Sociology
DatePublished: 6/24/2016
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  Book Review: Floating City: A Rogue Sociologist Lost and Found in New York’s Underground Economy
  Medina
Resource Type: Bibliography
Class Level: Any
Class Size: Any
Language: English
Subject Area: Urban Sociology
DatePublished: 1/1/2016
Abstract: .


 
  Film Review: My Brooklyn
  Williams
Resource Type: Film List
Class Level: Any
Class Size: Any
Language: English
Subject Area: Urban Sociology
DatePublished: 10/1/2015
Abstract: .


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