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Urban Education and Urban Studies.: Introduction

This guide serves as a resource to the interdisciplinary field of urban education, urban affairs and urban studies.

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Urban Affairs and Urban Studies Reseach

"The United Nations estimates that by 2030, more than two-thirds of the total world population will reside in urban areas. Most of this increase will take place in the mega cities and newly emerging urban regions of what used to be called the developing world."

Urban Studies is an expansive multidisciplinary field that combines academic approaches with real-world experience to understand cities, people's environment -- how and where they live, how the government deals with the social, economic, and political issues related to urban affairs and urban studies on a local, regional and national level.