MCHC 2002 Seminar IV: Shaping the Future of New York City
3 hours; 3 credits
The ongoing interplay of social, economic, and political forces that shape the physical form and social dynamics of New York City. Topics include certain important historical junctures and major economic development initiatives that illustrate how decisions are made and power is distributed in the city; New York City in the larger context of the region, the nation, and the world; institutional agents of change in the city- federal, state, and city government, public authorities, private sector interests, community boards, and community-based organizations-and the roles people take or are given in the decision-making processes of government; inequality and its relationship to race, class, and gender. Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core Individual and Society requirement.
Prerequisite: MCHC 1001, MCHC 1002, MCHC 2001.
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