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    • Urbanisation
      • the causes of urban growth:
        • push- natural disasters, absence of agricultural land pull- casual work, services, employment
      • Mumbai and Dharavi
      • Slums
        • issue: electricity, lack of education, disease, water, food, sanitation
      • Sao Paulo
        • 19 million people, 21000 per km, helipads due to dangerous for rich, 3 housing types- condominums, cortices and favelas
          • improvements: site and service schemes
    • Suburbanisation
      • the development of suburbs
        • -why did people move out and effects of this
        • consequences for the city, inner city, suburbs what was done about this
    • counter urbanisation
      • whys it occured
        • affluent people want to escape pollution, car ownership, people work from home, farmers fail with crop yield sell land make money
      • st ives
        • 25Km from Cambridge, 25% commute to London 50 minutes from Kings Cross,
      • impacts- roads, noise traffic ghost towns rise in house prices
    • re-urbanisation
      • gentrification
        • rich people buy poor houses it is natural.
      • Notting Hill
        • average property is £million, carnival, market
    • urban decline
      • inner city deprivation
    • sustainability
      • waste management
        • waste disposal- Nairobi Kenya
          • essential for economy and everyday living. People scavenge food, car tyres for sandals, glass bottles are refilled.
      • transport management
        • Manchester metro link
          • opened in 1992, 73 stations, 25 million riders per year after expansion 45 million
    • urban regeneration
      • L.D.D.C
      • Hulme
      • Property led regeneration
    • retailing and other services
      • decentralisation
      • Trafford centre


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