SOU 375 - Urban India
This course is offered as part of the Davidson College semester-in-India Program. Using Hyderabad as the site from which to contextualize Indian cities, students will explore a diverse array of issues facing cities in the global South. Through guest lectures on the history of Hyderabad’s urbanization, students will learn about the city’s many transformations in the twentieth and twenty-first century, focusing specifically on: labor flows and migration; geographical dislocations of the urban poor; intersection between linguistic, religious, caste, and regional communities; urban political economy; transportation; waste management; gender and public space; environmental and ecological impacts of urbanization; mapping urban developments over time.
Satisfies a minor requirement in South Asian Studies.
Satisfies a requirement in the History major.
Satisfies the methodology course requirement for students in the social science track of the Enironmental Studies major.
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
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