- Code SOCY2035
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Sociology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Sociology
- Areas of interest Sociology
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
The purpose of this course is to look at the origins of cities and the development of urban society in order to learn more about the foundations on which modern cities have been built. The urban revolution that saw the rise of the first cities will be the starting point for the course, followed by an examination of the pre-industrial city, the influence of the Middle Ages on modern cities, the profound effects of industrialisation, and subsequent development of the Western city.
Topics include unique factors affecting Australian cities as these developed in the 19th century and thereafter; and some the development of non-Western, non-industrial cities.
A 3,000-word research essay, tutorial participation, and a final examination.
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26 hours of lectures and 6 hours of tutorials.
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