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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POS 363 - Urban Government and Politics


Examines the politics and government of urban areas in the United States, in both historical and contemporary contexts. Topics of investigation and discussion include (but are not limited to): the functions and roles of American cities, the responsibilities of urban governments, the issue of power in the metropolis, the American federal system and urban governance, race, ethnicity, and class in urban America, and the challenges facing contemporary urban society.

General Education Requirements:  Social Contexts and Institutions

Prerequisites: POS 100 or permission of instructor.

Course Typically Offered: Spring, Summer

Credits: 3