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

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Unformatted text preview: yle so they discourage it – Urban sprawl – the deconcentration that involves low density expansion of urban land users into surrounding rural areas. Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Rural Settlement: Rural vs. Urban • • • • A Rural vs. Urban “Way of Life”?: Culture In what ways are urban and rural areas different? Ferdinand Tonnies, a sociologist distinguished between Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft DIFFERENCE BETWEEN URBAN AND RURAL BY FERDIAND T. ARE: Gemeinschaft (rural setting) – a form of human association based of personal contact such as loyalty, informality; assumed to be characteristic of traditional village communities Geselleschaft (urban setting) - a form of human association based on rationality (having good sense, smart, )and depersonalization ; assumed to be charactersitic of urban dwellers ( or urban setting) Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Rural Settlement: Rural vs. Urban Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Summary/Conclusion • Significance of rural settlement • Rural settlement takes many different forms • Future survival in an era of urbanization • Next Class: Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012...
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