URP 510 - Planning Concepts and Controversies

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This course introduces students to the historical narratives and conceptual/theoretical underpinnings of urban and regional planning. The course is structured to engender critical conversations around issues such as, “how can planners learn from the past to inform the present and future?” and “can (and do) planners actually plan without theory?”

This course introduces students to the historical narratives and conceptual/theoretical underpinnings of urban and regional planning. The course is structured to engender critical conversations around issues such as, “how can planners learn from the past to inform the present and future?” and “can (and do) planners actually plan without theory?”

Faculty

9/26/19
Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah is an assistant professor of urban planning affiliated with UB's Community for Global Health Equity. His research interrogates issues in urban health, public policy, environmental governance, land tenure and sustainable urbanism in the Global North and South.