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As income inequality continues to grow throughout the U.S. labor market and the world, policy makers and planners increasingly struggle with fundamental issues of social justice. Rather than addressing questions of justice or inequality in an abstract sense, planners often face challenging dilemmas on the ground as they propose new developments, advocate for policy changes, or attempt to alter the built environment. Across a wide variety of city planning contexts—from expanding a highway system, to promoting dense urban development or smart growth, to economic development strategies—claims for greater attention to social justice and distributional impacts are made by a diverse set of stakeholders. This course will provide a broad survey of theories of social justice offered by scholars from a variety of intellectual backgrounds and apply them to real cases from planning practice and political struggle that takes place in cities.