Geography 1HA3 - Lecture notes (Land uses) 2

Geography 1HA3 - Lecture notes (Land uses) 2 - -Early 21st...

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-Early 21st century: -3 trends 1.Some immigrants from previous decades (1960s and 1970s) move to more peripheral/suburban locations as they become more upwardly mobile(economically) - in general, immigrants population today tends to be more diverse in terms of geographic origin and economic status, so the resulting spatial pattern for newly arriving populations is more diverse today. 2. Wealthier immigrants (eg, Asians) often locating in suburbs (bypassing inner city "reception areas"); these are called "ethno burbs"; eg Scarborough, Markham, and Richmond Hill in the GTA 3. Some lower income residents, eg Afro-Caribbean’s, identified with both inner city and suburbs in Toronto and Montreal eg, in GTA, immigrants from Somalia and Ghana located in the inner suburbs The Hamilton Experience: 19th Century: -Most Immigrants from Great Britain ( English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh)
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Unformatted text preview: - Most noteworthy concentration - Corktown (Irish) in area bounded by Main St. E, James st s, wellington St S, escarpment 20th Century:- Concentrations of Italian and Portuguese immigrants in inner city (north of CBD) in early post WW2 decades- Concentration of Viet immigrants in inner city in 1970s- as 2006 Census, tracts with highest percentage of immigrants located in east end of Hamilton, eg. Riverdale neighborhood - Ethnic Origins (%) 2006 English 27.9 Canadian 21.7 Scottish 19.8 Irish 16.2 Italian 11.8 German 9.6 French 8.5 Polish 5.6 Summary- Character and form of the city are influenced by social, and economic, political, ideological and technological forces at all geographic scales- These forces are subject to change over time- As a result, the form and character of the city change over time, eg Early 20th century city vs early 21st century city...
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  • Fall '11
  • Dr. Peace
  • Geography, 21st century, inner city

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