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  • Geography-Theme1 key terms
    • Rural: an area of countryside
    • Urban: a built up area like a town or city
    • Quality of life: the happiness, well being and satisfaction of a person
    • Standard of living: Influences on the lives of people that can be measured
    • Housing tenure: the legal arrangements by which people live in their housing
    • Formal settlements: homes where the householders have legal rights to the land
    • Informal settlements: homes where the householder have no legal rights to the land.
    • Cathcment area: The area from which a shop attracts it's cusotmers.
    • Range: The furthest distance a customer is willing to travel to get to a shop
    • Threshold population: The number of customers below which a shop will not make enough profit to stay open.
    • Acceptability: the ease with which in this case, a person is able to reach and use a service
    • Asylum Seeker: a form of refugee with a fear of persecution in their original country for reasons such as politics, religious, ethnicity.
    • Re-urbanization: A move of people inward, towards a city center.
    • Greenfield site: An area of land that has not been used before fir building
    • Brownfield site: An area of re-development that has already been built upon
    • Green belt land: a government policy which is used to prevent the spread of cities into the countryside in which an area of land surrounding the urban area is protected form development
    • Gentrification: The conversion and upgrading of existing building as an alternative to demolishing and replacing them with new properties.
    • Stakeholders: These are people(or groups) who have either a direct or indirect interest in planning issues
    • Sustainable Communities: Communities designed to have a minimum impact on the environment
    • Counter urbanization: urban to rural migration
    • Honey pot site: A place of special interest that attracts many tourists.
  • Gentrification: The conversion and upgrading of existing building as an alternative to demolishing and replacing them with new properties.

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