GEOG 1HA3-2012W-Lecture 14 - Urban I - Rural Settlement - student-A2L

6 2012 human geographies society culture rural

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Unformatted text preview: est are unplanned growth of nucleated rural settlement overtime – Sizes can vary Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Rural Settlement: Patterns • Villages: Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Rural Settlement: Patterns • Villages: Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Rural Settlement: Issues • Depopulation: – Rural depopulation – Farm depopulation – attractions of rural life gradually diminished as agricultural technology changed after world war2, requiring less labour and as the recession of 1980s reduced inc -ome of farmers. – Small towns- lose people, schools close, businesses leave Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Rural Settlement: Issues • Re-population or Counter-urbanization: – e.g. Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Rural Settlement: Issues • The Rural-Urban Fringe: – Transition - transition from rural to urban can be a cause of concern. Some rural settlers do not want the transition to urban lifest...
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