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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Week 1 – Introduction

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 45 min), 2 readings
6 videos
Ancient cities11m
Words to qualify cities and the urban world5m
A world of cities or a generalised urban world ?6m
Definitions6m
Models and urban sociology7m
2 readings
Urbanisation processes10m
References10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2 – European City

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 36 min), 6 readings
6 videos
Municipal revolution and the fragile political autonomy9m
The weberian model of the « Occidental city »6m
Neo weberian model part 15m
Neo weberian model part 24m
The Los Angeles case study4m
6 readings
Historical emergence of european cities10m
The urban bourgeoisie10m
The Venice Case study10m
Municipal revolution and the fragile political autonomy v210m
How useful is the European city model10m
References10m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Week 3 – Colonial City

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 28 min), 5 readings
5 videos
Inequality, segregation and the colonial political order part 14m
Inequality, segregation and the colonial political order part 25m
Features of colonial cities5m
Legacy of colonisation, post colonial cities ? v17m
5 readings
Colonial empires and the making of colonial cities10m
Do colonisers need cities ?10m
A model of colonial cities ?10m
Legacy of colonisation, post colonial cities ? v210m
References10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4 – Industrial City

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 28 min), 7 readings
4 videos
Two waves of industrialization8m
The making of the industrial city as a social structure7m
Methods and variables of the marxist industrial agglomeration model5m
7 readings
The Industrial revolution and the emergence of the industrial cities/urban regions10m
The conditions of the working class: exploitation, poverty, inequalities10m
The physical infrastructure of the industrial metropolis10m
Industrial cities beyond Europe, Chicago takes the lead10m
A marxist interpretation of the industrial city10m
Industrial cities after the West and the industrial city model10m
References10m

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