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21H.102 The Emergence of Modern America 1865-Present, Spring 2003
This subject studies the changing structure of American politics, economics, and society from the end of the Civil War to the present. We will consider secondary historical accounts and primary documents to examine some ...
11.237 / SP.660 Gender and Race, Work, and Public Policy, Spring 2005
This course provides an analytic framework for understanding the roles that gender and race play in defining the work worlds of women and men in our society, including ways in which gender intersects with race and class. ...
21H.206 American Consumer Culture, Fall 2001
Examines how and why twentieth-century Americans came to define the "good life" through consumption, leisure, and material abundance. Explores how such things as department stores, advertising, mass-produced cars, and ...
17.181 / 17.182 Sustainable Development: Theory, Research and Policy, Spring 2003
Examines alternative conceptions and theoretical underpinnings of the notion of "sustainable development." Focuses on the sustainability problems of industrial countries (i.e., aging of populations, sustainable consumption, ...
11.123 Big Plans, Spring 2003
This course explores social, technological, political, economic, and cultural implications of "Big Plans" in the urban context. Local and international case studies (such as Boston's Central Artery and Curitiba, Brazil's ...