PAAS 451

Asian Mega-Cities and Urban Regions

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

A comparative multi-disciplinary survey of urban transition in Asia. Several case studies introduce patterns and processes which challenge conventional theories of urbanization, and highlight implications for the future of urban societies in Asia.


  • Minimum third-year standing; and
  • Academic Writing Requirement satisfied; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Pacific and Asian Studies offered by the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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