Urban Poverty and Development

College Wycliffe College
Course Code WYP2623HF
Semester First Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

Reviews the challenges faced by urban development facilitators today. Engages urbanisation and migration across the planet (especially the global South), the data on urban poverty, and today's blurring of rural and urban into a continuous, dynamic rural-urban continuum. Looks at the role of NGOs, churches and other partners in working with the urban poor, and reviews a range of urban community-based development approaches. Also considers the five types of urban communities, the new physics

Schedule Wed
Start Time 11:00
End Time 13:00
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Book Review
Previously Offered Fall 2015
Currently Offered Fall 2017