Taught in English. This course focuses on the theory and process of urbanization, in particular that of China’s urbanization. In studying the evolution of Chinese historical cities, students will encounter various issues of urbanization: immigration and housing, land use and transportation, ecology and the environment, cultural concerns and development of cultural and creative industries, regulatory methods and governance. The social development issues in urbanization to be discussed include industrial structure and population structure; public service and public facilities; public participation and NGOs. (TU #80590803)
Class taught by Tsinghua’s School of Public Policy & Management and may not be available every semester. Tsinghua’s exam schedule for this course may require students to stay beyond the regular SU Beijing program end-date.
Department: Public Administration and International Affairs