University of Calgary

GEOG 553 - Globalization and the City - Winter 2023

Introduction to the social, cultural, political and economic forces operating on a global scale that increasingly shape the dynamics of cities. Emphasis is placed on social and cultural hybridity, translocal interaction, geographies of social and economic polarization, and the scalar politics and regulation of globalization.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • 3 units from Geography 341, 351, 365, 452, 454, 456, Anthropology 379, 387, Economics 365, or Sociology 353.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2025.
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