Academic Catalog

CRP499 SEMINAR IN SELECTED URBAN POLITICAL ISSUES

Course Code: 1210499
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: City And Regional Planning
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HSEYN AATAY KESKNOK
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Seminar course around the contemporary topics in urban political context. The aim of the course is to concentrate students` previous theoretical knowledge on different urban issues; to reexamine and evaluate the current urban problems of our cities by using the frameworks developed by those theories; to test the relevance and the validity of different paradigms in this context. Major areas of concern are politics of urban spatial structuration, urban service provision, land ownership, social movements and the politics of urban planning issues.