Banished: The New Social Control in Urban America

The UW’ s Simpson Center For the Humanities is offering a special session on the recently-published Banished: The New Social Control in Urban America,by Geography’s Steve Herbert and Sociology’s Katherine Beckett.¬† The session will be on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 4:00 in Communications 202. The book has been described as

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City Making In The 21st Century and Beyond

NOW Urbanism

The urban age has been a long one. In 1900, only sixteen cities in the world had populations of one million people or more. By 2000, there were 417. In 1950, only one city in the world had a population of over ten million people; today, there are 19 megacities.

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