Nov 27, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog
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PPM 581 - Global Planning Issues: Megacities and Megacity Regions


This course provides an overview of the interactive factors that shape the socio-economic and physical structures of megacities around the world. Students will examine the processes that influence urbanization and gain an understanding of the contemporary state of the world’s cities, with a particular focus on megacities. Students will be exposed to issues confronted by citizens, policy makers and planners in those megacities. The course is organized geographically and will focus on selected megacities in Latin America, Africa, Asia, in addition to Europe and the United States.

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Credits: 3

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Course Type: Policy, Planning, and Management



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