École urbaine, Master in Governing the Large Metropolis
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Natacha AVELINE (Directeur de Recherche), Adele ESPOSITO (Chargée de recherche), Christophe JAFFRELOT (Research Director, CERI - Sciences Po). Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : One book review, about 1000 words in length, of a book that highlights the ideational norms and/or political experiences across two of the countries under review. Once you have decided on the book, send us an email. The book review topic needs to be approved by us. One ﬁnal paper, about 15 pages long (excluding tables and the bibliography), double-spaced, 12 ft, on a topic approved by the instructors. Grading : 65 % term paper, 15 % participation, 20 % book review. Pedagogical method : 12 sessions of 2 hours. Course Description : The course examines the trajectories of urbanisation in East Asia and South Asia. The impact of western patterns of urbanisation during the 19th and 20th centuries (in a colonial framework or not) which have been grafted on the existing urban traditions. The contemporary urban dynamics in demographic and social terms which result in growing migration ﬂows and in processes of ghettoization or self-segregation as well as diasporic connexions in the globalization era. The various forms of urban governance regarding local democracy and the public policies implemented by the bureaucracy. Environmental issues and measures of urban sustainability in key domains like energy and water. Required reading : Sujata Patel and Kushal Deb (eds), Urban studies, New Delhi, Oxford University PreAveline-Dubach N., Jou SC and M. Hsiao (eds. 2014) Globalization and new intra-urban dynamics in Asian cities, Taipei : Taiwan University Press ss, 2009 ; WU, F. Commodiﬁcation and housing market cycles in Chinese cities, International Journal of HouCheema, G. Shabbir (ed.)
(2014) Democratic Local Governance : Reforms & Innovations in Asia, Tokyo : United Nations University Press.sing Policy ; Lin, G.China's landed urbanization : neoliberalizing politics land commodiﬁcation, Gipouloux, F. (ed.) (2011) Gateways to Globalisation : Asia's International Trading and Finance Centres, Cheltenham UK : Edward Elgar. and mu-nicipal ﬁnance in the growth of metropolises,, Environment and Planning A 2014, volume 46, pages 1814 – 1835 ; Aveline-Dubach N., Jou SC and M. Hsiao (eds. 2014) Globalization and new intra-urban dy-namicLo F.C. and Y.M. Yeung (1997) Emerging World Cities in Paciﬁc Asia, Tokyo : United Nations University Press.s in Asian cities, Taipei : Taiwan University Press ; G. Shabbir Cheema (ed.), Democratic Local Governance : Reforms & Innovations in Asia Trends & Innovations in GoMcKinnon, Malcolm (2011) Asian Cities : Globalization, Urbanization and Nation-Building, Copenhagen : Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Press.vernance, Tokyo : United Nations University Press, 2013, 388 p Exclusionary Urbanisation in Asia : A Macro Overview », Economic and Political Weekly, Nov. 2008, vol. XLIV, n° 48, pp. 48-58.
CONFLICTS AND URBAN CHANGE IN LARGE METROPOLIS
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Opened to the exchange program
Teachers : Tommaso VITALE (Associate Professor and Scientiﬁc Director of the Master “Governing the Large Metropolis”, Sciences Po). Prerequisite : Compulsory summer readings : Abrahamson, M. (2014), "Urban sociology : a global introduction", Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 282 p. Urdan, Timothy C., "Statistics in Plain English. Routledge, London". Possibly the third edition (2010). First 4 chapters are compulsory. Better to read the others too. They will be commented all along the semester. Wilson, William Julius, "The Truly Disadvantaged : The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy", 2nd Edition, University Of Chicago Press, 2012. 2219