UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

PA7382 - Seminar in Urban Policy

PA 7382 Seminar in Urban Policy (3 semester hours) This seminar surveys key urban policy challenges and opportunities faced by U.S. cities. The course will focus on critical analysis of a range of topics including the continuing viability of cities in the context of current economic and demographic dynamics, fiscal stress, governance, economic development, transportation, poverty and race/ethnicity, drugs, homelessness, federal urban policy, and survival strategies for declining cities. (3-0) R