PubPol 466

PubPol 466: Topics: The History and Future of Detroit

Level
Undergraduate
Term
Winter 2015
Days
Tuesday, Thursday
Time
8:30-10:00 am EST
Course Location
weill1230
Course Section
001
U-M Course Number
26059
Credit Hours
1

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.