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Census Definitions: Metropolitan Statistical Areas Versus
Published February 16, 2010 by:
There are two different geographies
Table 7. Cumulative Estimates of Population Change for Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Rankings: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSAEST2009-07)
(Number of metropolitan statistical areas=366)
December 5, 2011
Comparative Analysis of Two Southern Capitols
Atlanta, Georgia and Jackson, Mississippi share same commonalities in gentrification,
residential segregation, a deep history of diverse culture
Gentrification: extent of it; kinds of neighborhoods undergoing it; who is involved;
controversies related to it.
Cultural Scene: most popular or well-know
Soc 4226 Urban Sociology
Kleniewski, Chaps 1, 2, 16 & additional readings
Study Guide 1
The exam is based on material from this study guide, which draws on class material, textbook chapters,
other course readings, and notes from ULearn.
1a. What are Kleniewskis three periods of American urban history? For each period, what were the
key economic functions or activities that employed urban workers and encouraged urban growth?
(1) Commerical period- from the beginning of the European settle
Cities and Metropolitan Areas
A. What makes a place a city?
1. Legal/Political (in U.S.): an incorporated place that has been granted a city charter
by a state legislature.
2. Sociological definition: a relatively large, dense, and permanent settlement of
The Changing Metropolis
In 1999, a panel of urban experts were asked to identify what they thought were
the Top Ten Influences on the American Metropolis of the Past 50 Years. 1
They were also asked to indicate what they thought would be the Ten Most