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WORLD CITIES
HUMAN POPULATION DISTRIBUTION
.................................................................................... 2
U
RBANIZATION

............................................................................................................... 2
The causes of urban growth ............................................................................................... 3
Case Study: Mumbai and Dharavi .................................................................................... 3
Slums ...................................................................................................................................... 5
S
UBURBANIZATION

.......................................................................................................... 6
The development of suburbs ............................................................................................. 6
COUNTER-URBANIZATION
................................................................................................ 8
Why has counter-urbanization occurred? ....................................................................... 8
Case Study: Cambridge…

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Case Study: L.D.D.C ........................................................................................................... 14
City Challenge Partnerships ............................................................................................. 16
Case Study: Hulme, Manchester City Challenge Partnership ..................................... 17
R
ETAILING AND OTHER SERVICES

..................................................................................... 18
Decentralization ................................................................................................................. 18
Case Study: Trafford Centre, Manchester ...................................................................... 20
Responses to decentralization ......................................................................................... 21
Case Study: The redevelopment of Leeds ..................................................................... 21
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HUMAN POPULATION DISTRIBUTION
On a global scale, rapid urbanization has occurred over the last 50 so that, in 2006, more than
50% of the world's population lived in cities.

W
HAT IS A CITY

?
A city is a large urbanized area usual with a very high population density.
The…

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period in the 1700s.
· In developing areas such as Africa and Asia it is occurring now except much faster than it
happened in the 1700s.

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T
HE CAUSES OF URBAN GROWTH There are two major reasons
attributed to urban population growth; natural population growth and rural-urban migration.

N
ATURAL POPULATION GROWTH Urban areas tend to have relatively low age profiles as it
is traditionally young adults who migrate to urban areas. These people are in…

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S
TUDY
:M
UMBAI AND
D
HARAVI B
ACKGROUND Mumbai, formally known as Bombay, is India's largest city with a population of
over 18 million people. It is India's main finance centre, the home of the Bollywood film industry,
a major industrial region and the location of India's largest port…

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WORLD CITIES
HUMAN POPULATION DISTRIBUTION
.................................................................................... 2
U
RBANIZATION

............................................................................................................... 2
The causes of urban growth ............................................................................................... 3
Case Study: Mumbai and Dharavi .................................................................................... 3
Slums ...................................................................................................................................... 5
S
UBURBANIZATION

.......................................................................................................... 6
The development of suburbs ............................................................................................. 6
COUNTER-URBANIZATION
................................................................................................ 8
Why has counter-urbanization occurred? ....................................................................... 8
Case Study: Cambridge…

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Case Study: L.D.D.C ........................................................................................................... 14
City Challenge Partnerships ............................................................................................. 16
Case Study: Hulme, Manchester City Challenge Partnership ..................................... 17
R
ETAILING AND OTHER SERVICES

..................................................................................... 18
Decentralization ................................................................................................................. 18
Case Study: Trafford Centre, Manchester ...................................................................... 20
Responses to decentralization ......................................................................................... 21
Case Study: The redevelopment of Leeds ..................................................................... 21
S…

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HUMAN POPULATION DISTRIBUTION
On a global scale, rapid urbanization has occurred over the last 50 so that, in 2006, more than
50% of the world's population lived in cities.

W
HAT IS A CITY

?
A city is a large urbanized area usual with a very high population density.
The…

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period in the 1700s.
· In developing areas such as Africa and Asia it is occurring now except much faster than it
happened in the 1700s.

2

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T
HE CAUSES OF URBAN GROWTH There are two major reasons
attributed to urban population growth; natural population growth and rural-urban migration.

N
ATURAL POPULATION GROWTH Urban areas tend to have relatively low age profiles as it
is traditionally young adults who migrate to urban areas. These people are in…

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S
TUDY
:M
UMBAI AND
D
HARAVI B
ACKGROUND Mumbai, formally known as Bombay, is India's largest city with a population of
over 18 million people. It is India's main finance centre, the home of the Bollywood film industry,
a major industrial region and the location of India's largest port…

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