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SOC 520 Sociology of Mobilities 3 Credits
This course introduces students to the study of current mobilities of everything (people, ideas, goods, capital, and images), the social, cultural and political aspects of the infrastructure and workings of mobility places and systems, and the historical formation of the mobility of as an inseparable feature of civilization, modernity and globalization. Topics to be covered include Mobilities Theory; cities as interfaces and spaces of travel and tourism; inequalities across (im)mobilities; historical development of transportation systems; global structures of mobilities; airports, railways, and container ports; mutual constitution of transportation, travel and tourism; social, cultural and economic impacts of transportation systems and hubs over place-making and social relations.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2017-2018 Sociology of Mobilities 3

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 10 ECTS (10 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
General Requirements: