The Global City-MPPA 452 at Northwestern University starts March 28, 2016–Course Link

11204925_10153086156450963_7807120014894153308_n

On March 28th, I will commence teaching the “Global City” course in the MPPA program at Northwestern University School of Professional Studies for the 12th time. Over the last five years I have taught this course, it is amazing how the data base continues to change. From the works of John Friedmann to Saskia Sassen, text books provide the historic and theoretical base for understanding the affect of globalization at the metropolitan level.  But they cannot keep up with the speed of this global dynamic. Fortunately there are source indices that provide data for analyzing both trends and hot spots. Ever since my undergraduate days of taking courses in demography/migration patterns, environmental economics, and comparative governments, I have had a fascination in this subject matter. I still have one of my old books — Peter Hall’s The World Cities published in 1966. $2.45.  With such a dynamic student base as we have here at Northwestern, I’m sure we will have another great learning experience.

https://sps.northwestern.edu/masters/public-policy/index.php

img_2082

Comments are closed.

WordPress.com.

Up ↑

Practitioner-Scholar

Leave it better than you found it. Leave it under your own terms. Leave it with your integrity intact.

Clean Food Journey

A sustainable journey and not a destination.

Comprehensophy: The Art of Thinking

What it means for the individual and human civilisation.

lifebylyle

Just another WordPress.com site

Firelands History Website

"Sufferers' Land" Tales by Dave Barton

Brave & Reckless

Reclaiming my inner badass at 50

a gentleman and a scholar

trans politics, too many books, a great deal of music, assorted ephemera.

Explore Parts Unknown

Travel further.

Every record tells a story

A Blog About Music, Vinyl, More Music and (Sometimes) Music...

Streaming thru America

Finding and reporting what's special across America

J Paul Getty Trust Blogs

Just another WordPress.com site

Discover

A daily selection of the best content published on WordPress, collected for you by humans who love to read.

Edward M. Bury

The official site for Edward M. Bury, APR

Sustaining Community

Families, Community Engagement and Environmental Sustainability

Prdude's Blog

The Lighter Side of Public Relations, Marketing & Communications (and Other Stuff)

ASPA National Weblog

Advancing excellence in public service

%d bloggers like this: