- Wagner, C., Kawulich, B. & Garner, M. (2012). Doing Social Research: A global context. McGraw-Hill, New Your. Available as e-book.
- Ward, K. (2013). Researching the City. A Guide for students. SAGE, Thousand Oaks. (167 pages).
- Articles and other material will be provided electronically.
Urban Studies: Catching Urbanity
About the course
The course is structured around two interactive themes forming a complex unity:
- The identification of important and interesting urban contexts.
- Concretisation in text and image of urban contexts as a means of communication and development.
The course consists of several interactive elements.
- Introductory presentations in lecture form of methodological and theory of knowledge issues in the main field of Urban Studies.
- Practical exercises in the form of workshops where students identify important and interesting urban contexts.
- Examination presentations where students practise analysing and interpreting urban contexts in text and image.
Entry requirements and selection
15 credits in the Urban Studies Master programme
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This education is provided by
Faculty of Culture and Society
At the Faculty of Culture and Society, research and education concerns many of the major issues of our time – for example those...