LSOC

2850

Urban Sociology

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Sociology

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Urban Sociology

Spring 2021

Taught By: Virag Molnar

Section: AX

CRN: 8680

Credits: 4

The course offers a survey of the central themes of urban sociology. It examines the distinctiveness of the city as a form of social organization, highlighting how urban space shapes and is simultaneously shaped by social processes. It emphasizes the significance of the city as a strategic research site for sociology, showing how the study of the modern city offers a lens into key social processes such as social inequality, migration, globalization, collective memory and social conflict. It covers a broad range of topics including street life, crime and the informal economy, the relationship between spatial and social segregation, urban riots and mass protests, the place of consumption in urban life, the importance of public space, changes brought about by globalization, and challenges facing cities in the wake of terrorism. The course will equip students to reflect critically on everyday urban life while encouraging them to think about the social relevance of urbanity in a comparative and international context.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Sociology (LSOC)

Campus: Online (DL)

Sync Type: N/A

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 21

Add/Drop Deadline: February 1, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 13, 2021 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:25pm 11/23/2020 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 1/22/2021 - 5/7/2021

Urban Sociology

Fall 2020

Taught By: Virag Molnar

Section: AX

CRN: 8653

Credits: 4

The course offers a survey of the central themes of urban sociology. It examines the distinctiveness of the city as a form of social organization, highlighting how urban space shapes and is simultaneously shaped by social processes. It emphasizes the significance of the city as a strategic research site for sociology, showing how the study of the modern city offers a lens into key social processes such as social inequality, migration, globalization, collective memory and social conflict. It covers a broad range of topics including street life, crime and the informal economy, the relationship between spatial and social segregation, urban riots and mass protests, the place of consumption in urban life, the importance of public space, changes brought about by globalization, and challenges facing cities in the wake of terrorism. The course will equip students to reflect critically on everyday urban life while encouraging them to think about the social relevance of urbanity in a comparative and international context.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Sociology (LSOC)

Campus: Online (DL)

Sync Type: N/A

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 21

Add/Drop Deadline: September 14, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 22, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:25pm 11/23/2020 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 9/4/2020 - 12/18/2020