Ch 11 (3 slides)

Ch 11 (3 slides) - 11/23/10 Peoples, Places and...

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11/23/10 1 Peoples, Places and Environments Chapter 11: Urban Geographies 23 November 2010 Urban Land Use Cities: Congregation Provides a means of cultural preservation Minimize conflict and provide defense against “outsiders” Provides a place where mutual support can be established Helps establish a power base in relation to the host society Urban Land Use Cities: Segregation Enclaves Ghettos Colonies
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11/23/10 2 Traditional Patterns of Urban Structure Cities: Central Business District Neighborhoods Businesses Invasion and succession Lower income around the core Gentrification Problems of North American Cities Fiscal Squeeze Weak tax base Infrastructure problems Bridges Roads Water mains Sewers Freshwater supplies Problems of North American Cities Poverty and Neighborhood Decay Sub Standard Housing Schools Shops Restaurants Cycle of poverty Redlining
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11/23/10 3 Problems of North American Cities
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