PubPol 475.002

PubPol 475.002: Topics: The History and Future of Detroit

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Winter 2012
Credit Hours

Detroit was the nation’s most important city in the Twentieth Century because the auto industry, the emergence of the blue collar middle class and development of the New Deal. Now it is the most negatively stereotyped city in the nation. The course describes changes in Detroit and emphasizes policy developments Rust Belt metropolises as they cope with the restructuring of employment.