Academic Catalog

SOC203 URBAN SOCIOLOGY

Course Code: 2320203
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Sociology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HELGA DA RTTERSBERGER
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

institutions. The origins and the evolution of towns in Western Europe and in the East. Medieval, early modern industrial and post-modern cities. Major theoretical approaches in Urban Sociology. Recent urban trends and processes: suburbanization, gentrification and globalization.