INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY POPULATION

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Urbanization, Population, and The Environment  (607) Conurbation:  a cluster of cities and towns forming a continuous network Urbanization:  the movement of the population into towns and cities, away from  the land Ecological approach:  a perspective on urban analysis emphasizing the “natural”  distribution of city neighborhoods into areas having contrasting characteristics  Inner City:   a mixture of big business prosperity and decaying private homes Urban Ecology:  an approach to the study of urban life based on an analogy with  the adjustment to plants and organisms to the physical environment, according to  ecological theorists, the various neighborhoods and zones within cities are  formed as a result of natural processes of adjustment on the part of populations  as they compete for resources  Demography  Size, distribution and composition of population Population density
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Lang during the Spring '06 term at Rutgers.

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