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University of Pittsburgh    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Jul 22, 2024
 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PIA 1102 - CITY OF WHITE SUPREMACY: RACE, SPACE, AND POLICY IN AMERICAN CITIES


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course will explore the ways in which white supremacy has shaped the American city and how it is perpetuated in urban policies and practices. We will begin by examining the concept of white supremacy and how it relates to urban development. The second part of the course will delve into specific areas of urban policy, such as housing, transportation, education, criminal justice, and urban design, and how these policies and practices contribute to or challenge systems of white supremacy. Through this course, students will gain a deeper understanding of the racial dynamics at play in the American city and how they impact the everyday experiences of its residents.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade


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