Geography 1HA3 - Lecture Notes (Culture) 4

Geography 1HA3 - Lecture Notes (Culture) 4 - Criticism of...

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Criticism of the Chicago School 1. Based almost entirely on the city of Chicago 2.Tends to ignore cultural dimensions of social organization 3. Biological analogy questioned; are human and plant communities the same thing?(Do principles of physical science apply in the case of human communities?) - Despite limitations, the concentric zone model.."has proven highly influential and remains of value as a general descriptive device " Today's Cities - Question: how does the urban experience of early 21st century immigrants compare to that of immigrants a century ago -Early 20th century: -inner city destinations for economic and social reasons -Over time, movement to more peripheral locations in the city
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Unformatted text preview: -In general, newly arriving immigrants located in near the city Components of Culture 3.Artifcats - elements related to livelihood-Mentifacts + sociofacts = non-material element of culture-Artifacts = material elements of culture - see norton p,213- however; a study in Myrskyla (2009) suggest that for some countries, fertility rates have actually increased in countries that havea higher human development index conclusion:- Basic elements of population change: fertility, mortality, rate of natural increase factors: affecting change, social, economic, bio, idea see p.156-158- Explanation of pop change...
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