Academic Catalog

CRP409 URBAN POLITICS

Course Code: 1210409
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: Assoc.Prof.Dr. OSMAN BALABAN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The main objective of this course is to introduce the students to a theory informed political analysis of urban question. In the first part of the course, issues such as local state, interest groups, urban planning, world cities and urban inequalities are discussed with reference to a) theoretical considerations, b) experiences of various countries and c) the Turkish case. In the second part, students take up certain issues approved by the instructor and make presentations in the class