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Notes 4.19.11 - Geog 120 Notes 4.19.11 I. China a. How does...

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Geog 120 Notes 4.19.11 I. China a. How does China deal with massive influx of people into urban areas? b. How can China prevent the development of slums like those in S. America? i. Chinese government developed Come Down From the Mountain: 1. Developed mid-sized urban spaces in non-arable land. 2. People are given permits to live in these spaces, which are just outside the main city. 3. This program built an urban hierarchy. c. Biggest Burden on China: The perpetually growing gap in income of its people (some are extremely wealthy, some are extremely poor). i. China has the fastest growing rate of inequality in the region. II. South Asia a. Characteristics i. Region of fairly intense (geo)political conflict (Pakistan, India, issues with China) ii. Dominated by issues of population control/demographics. iii. Will likely surpass East Asia as the most populous region in the world. iv. Many feel like the region has reached its maximum agricultural capacity. v.
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Notes 4.19.11 - Geog 120 Notes 4.19.11 I. China a. How does...

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