Academic Catalog


Course Code: 1210106
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: City And Regional Planning
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. CEMLE NL UZUN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course deals with the city in modern times, in 20th and 21st centuries. The metropolitan and post-metropolitan phenomenon is one of the main issues. Social differentiation, economic restructuration, social and spatial change, social networks (local and global), social polarization are other issues that are analyzed in the course. Main approaches in urban sociology are also introduced.