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POLS 320 - Urban Politics (4)

Examines urban politics in 20th century America. Topics and issues include: machine and reform politics, federal intervention, the dependent city, and urban economic development; the impact of race, ethnicity, and class; pro-growth politics; housing policy and homelessness, city finances and service delivery, crime, transportation policy, urban violence, community control movements, and black political ascendancy. Offered every other year.