European Cities in a Globalized World
(3+0+0) 3 - ECTS 7
Examination of contemporary urban social structures in Europe in light of globalization, urban autonomy, and European Union policies. The transformation of cities into the intersection points of global networks since the globalization of the 1980s. Cities being more autonomous from their national governments as a result of the global networks. The problems of the urban underclass, social exclusion, and immigrant populations. The programs within the European Union aiming at social assistance, urban revival and the strengthening of urban autonomy.
Elective Courses (History, Sociology, Culture)