GGR210H5 Social Geographies

GGR210 Course Desciption

Course Description

Social geography is concerned with the ways in which social relations, identities and inequalities are produced across space. This course examines social geography in the North American context with a specific focus on identity/difference and inequalities in cities. We will explore cities as sites of both cosmopolitan inclusion and exclusion.

Credits: Social Science

Lecture hours: 24

Exclusion: None

Prerequisite: 4.0 credits including GGR111H5

Core Skills Developed

  • understanding how social identities and inequalities are produced and reproduced at a number of scales — from the body to the nation
  • communication of research questions, practices and results to different audiences