The Politics of Reconstructing Iraq

A yellow sign marking the site of a new market being constructed in Samawah, Iraq.

A construction sign identifies the site of a new market in Samawah, Iraq. (Image courtesy of Thomas Hartwell, USAID.)

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MIT Course Number

11.948

As Taught In

Spring 2005

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course is being offered in conjunction with the colloquium The Politics of Reconstructing Iraq, which is sponsored by MIT’s Center for International Studies and Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Fundamentally, the course focuses on contemporary post-conflict countries (or in-conflict countries) and the role of planning and reconstruction in building nations, mitigating conflicts, reshaping the social, spatial, geopolitical, and political life, and determining the country’s future.

Jabareen, Yosef. 11.948 The Politics of Reconstructing Iraq, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-948-the-politics-of-reconstructing-iraq-spring-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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