2013 - 2014
Undergraduate Catalogue

SC365  Neighborhood and Community in Urban America     (3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: SC101, SC102. Restricted to juniors and seniors. Examines the social aspects of urban life in modern America. Topics include patterns of city growth; the loss of traditional community; the growth of the underclass; social disorder; economics; and the welfare state. Special emphasis is given to the social organization within the community (e.g., neighborhood associations, faith congregations, business and political coalitions, and interpersonal networks). IAF/IU

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