11 Urbanization

11 Urbanization - GEOG2300 - Space, Place, & Identity...

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GEOG2300 - Space, Place, & Identity Week 11 Urbanization Overview ! Urbanized population ! Origins and diffusion of the city ! Global/globalizing cities ! Urbanization and the environment ! Cultural landscapes ! Practicing Geography: Olds ! For next week. .. Urbanized population 1 2 3
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Patterns and processes of urbanization ! close link between urbanized population and developed countries ! also linked to high levels of industrialization ! developing countries are urbanizing rapidly ! ratio of urban to rural population is increasing dramatically Impacts of urbanization ! emergence of megacities Central-Place Theory ! important terminology ! central places ! threshold ! range ! hinterland 4 5 6
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Origins and diffusion of the city ! relationships between. .. ! early agricultural development ! permanent village settlements ! the emergence of new social forms ! urban life ! dramatic social change related to. .. ! the creation of agricultural surplus
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