Living Spaces Revision
What affects our view of living spaces?
Knowledge and perception
Family (children etc.)
What affects the quality of a living space?
Social (crime, healthcare)
Economic (jobs, services, infrastructures)
Political (democracy, political stability)
Environmental (relief, water, pollution)
The Rural Idyll – DEVELOPED countries
Rural areas close to the city – high demand – makes them expensive – means local people can't afford them
Many people living in urban areas like the idea of rural life – weekend retreats
– like to live in rural areas but be close to the city
– perception is that rural areas have...
* less crime
* less pollution
* less traffic
* open spaces
* friendly communities
Counter urbanisation – the movement of people out…