The anthropology of urban centers focuses on the study of human beings and their cultural institutions in cities. The course focuses on strategies of people and how they cope with demands imposed by urban environments. The ethnographic study of cities explore questions related to the nature of urban experiences, the differences and similarities between different settings and the vexing question of “what is a city?” The course will require supplemented field trips to Kansas City.
Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 3.0