GGR336H1 Lecture 2- 14th Jan,2009 The Commercial City 1. Six major features of the commercial city 2. A social geography of two cities - Montral - Quebec 1. Commercial center Trade: major economic function of the commercial city - trade of goods (manufact
Note to self* [email protected] GGR336 Lecture 3 Accordance to Lewis's Manufacturing Montreal Rise of the Industrial City: - Capitalist industrialization - industrial change? A reconstituted political economy - urban change? New societies - new ge
GGR336 L4 28th January, 2009 Capitalist industrialization Production pathways model different conceptualization of how the economy functions - specialist (custom/batch) - routinized (bulk/mass) bulk, large quantity using simple technologies, less capital
GGR336 L5 4th Feb Housing in the Industrial City "unsanitary and unfit for human habitation" 1. Copp and housing 2. Housing markets 3. Land and housing in the industrial city Copp and Montreal housing What is aim? To outline housing conditions and to exam
GGR336 Lec 6 The Industrial City and Immigration 1. Zucchi and Italian settlement 2. New York City and immigration - Mulberry District - Lower East Side Zucchi and Italian settlement 1. Chain migration - magnesium and process by which people emigrate from
Ho 996047825 Poverty has been one of the major trenches that caused deterioration in housing quality in the past century. During the period between World War I and World War II, this housing crisis became a serious public issue in Montreal, Canada. In Cop
GGR336 DOWNTOWN AND CONSUMERS (Week 7)
What are the forces behind the creation of modern downtown? Key features? Specialized set of
characteristics and features that make up 'modern downtown'
Isenberg and the 'rational economic housewife' & rise of the mo
INVENTING BLIGHT (FOGELSON, WEEK 11)
Mayor Edward J. Jeffries in 1944, cautiously predicts that highways may be the ruin of the city of
Detroit why? Highways made it easier to access core of the downtown area to the periphery (i.e.
suburbs), meaning more
What are the suburbs? What are the key social relations that constitute them?
Levittowns, elements of suburbs, major types of suburbs, ideology of domesticity
Suburbs are not simply middle/upper-middle class suburbs - substantial working class