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Cities are back in town : sociologie urbaine pour un monde globalisé (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
Cities are back in town : sociologie urbaine pour un monde globalisé (Coursera)
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La mondialisation et l'européanisation favorisent le développement rapide des villes à travers le monde. L'urbanisation atteint de nouveaux sommets aujourd’hui avec l'essor des mégacités (plus de 15 millions d'habitants) comme Calcutta, Los Angeles, Dhaka, Le Caire, Tokyo, New York, Shanghai, Mexico ou Séoul. Au-delà de la métropole moderne, [...]
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Cities are back in town : urban sociology for a globalizing urban world (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
Cities are back in town : urban sociology for a globalizing urban world (Coursera)
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Urbanization is reaching a new peak in the contemporary world with the rise of mega cities. Researchers try to make sense of these large urban areas using a variety of concepts. The class will review debates and present social science models of cities to analyse and compare contemporary developments. [...]
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The City and You: Find Your Best Place (Coursera)

Sep 20th 2021
The City and You: Find Your Best Place (Coursera)
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Welcome to The City and You: Find Your Best Place. I'm excited to have you in the class and look forward to your contributions to the other learners in our community. This free course will provide the knowledge and the tools needed to understand what cities do, why they [...]
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Urbanisation and Health - Promoting Sustainable Solutions (Coursera)

More than half of world’s population lives in cities while only 5% did so in the 18th century. The rapid urbanisation has resulted in for example inadequate infrastructure, physical inactivity, gentrification, air pollution, and growing numbers of slum dwellers. All factors challenging health and wellbeing of the people living [...]
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Financing Infrastructure in African Cities (Coursera)

The world is urbanizing fast. In less than a century more than 1 billion people have been urbanized. That translates into the fact that more than half of the world’s population is already living in cities. Experts forecast that very soon Africa will become one of the most urbanized [...]
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Cities are back in town : sociología urbana para un mundo globalizado (Coursera)

Sep 6th 2021
Cities are back in town : sociología urbana para un mundo globalizado (Coursera)
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Los procesos de globalización y europeización respaldan el rápido desarrollo de las ciudades en distintas partes del mundo. En el mundo contemporáneo, el proceso de urbanización está alcanzando un nuevo pico con el incremento de las megalópolis (más de 15 millones de habitantes) como Calcuta, Los Ángeles, Daca, El [...]
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Exploring Humans’ Space: An Introduction to Geographicity (edX)

Explore how geography, cartography, urbanization and spatial justice play a role in shaping the notion of human space. How do we understand the notion of space? How have urbanisation, mobility, digital spaces, and globalization changed the way we perceive it? This course aims to help you feel comfortable with [...]
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Planetary Urbanisation: Global Challenges in a Changing World (FutureLearn)

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Planetary Urbanisation: Global Challenges in a Changing World (FutureLearn)
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Understanding the Global Challenges of a Changing World. The nature and form of urbanisation is rapidly changing. New cities form while others decline, urban development enhances economic chances for some but challenges quality of life for others. This course focuses on planetary urbanisation, the idea that whether living in [...]
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Responsive Cities (edX)

Sep 11th 2017
Responsive Cities (edX)
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Explore the future of urbanization as you learn about responsive Cities, ones that bring the city back to their citizens. Responsive cities define the future of urbanization. They evolve from smart cities, with a fundamental difference: The citizens move from the center of attention to the center of action. [...]
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Explorer l’espace des humains: une introduction à la géographicité (edX)

Explorer comment la géographie, la cartographie, l’urbanisation et la justice spatiale jouent un rôle dans la compréhension de l’espace des humains et des sociétés. Comment définir et comprendre la notion d’espace? Comment l’urbanisation, la mobilité, Internet et la mondialisation ont-ils influencé notre perception du temps et de l’espace? Ce [...]
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