urban studies essay
Introduction to Urban Studies
Answer one of the following questions in essay format. Answers should be a maximum of 750 words(500-word minimum)
1. You are a progressive Mayor of a mid-size US city. Propose ways in which your city might be reorganized in a more democratic, socially just and ecologically sane way–describe how your city can be site( or sites) for anti-market-driven politics and polices. Also describe the limits imposed on a Mayor to democratize the local economy by market-driven forces.
2.Pick from one of the guest speakers we had through the quarter and expand on how their research connects with urban studies. You may not repeat what you wrote on week/topic you already explored through that venue because that is plagiarism, but you may use your ideas to write a new and longer piece.