University of Calgary

GEOG 558 - Urban and Regional Political Economy - Winter 2023

A critical review of the geographical principles of urban growth and uneven development in the context of local, regional and global urban systems. Topics may include urbanization processes under capitalism, city-regions, global city networks, returns to urban agglomeration, inter-spatial competition, and transnational movements of capital and labour.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • 3 units from Geography 351, 452 and 3 units from Geography 341, 454.


  • Credit for Geography 558 and 451 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2024.
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