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Department
Geography
Course
GGRB05H3
Professor
Jack Arn
Semester
Summer

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GGRB05 Week 1- Intro May 6 2013 Email: [email protected] Topics - Nature of Cities - Origins - Form and function - Complexity - Economic, social and political dynamics (more emphasis on this) - Policy and planning - Variable theories relating to all of above (most important, apply theories, definition and understandings of theories) Main Points Today - Why study urban geography? - Globalization - glocalization - City as entity and meaning - Theoretical approaches- paradigms? - Definition of urban geography Assignments Research Paper 1. Issues of transportation and mobility. - What are the urban growth issues in Toronto, 1 to 1.5 pages to explain - Relate to the theories from the class - Bibliography - 10 sources - Explain briefly - Focusing one single product of urbanization (contemporary) Why Study urban geography? - Urban geography provides an understanding of the living environments of a majority of the world’s population - Where the population resides - Where most intensive economic, political, social, cultural aspects are manifest, at all levels - Cities are complex, fundamental transformations from rura
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