Changing Urban Environments

What is Urbanisation?
the rise in percentage of people living in urban areas
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What is Rural-Urban Migration?
movement of people from the countryside to the cities
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What is a Megacities?
a city with over 10 million people
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What does CBD stand for?
Central Business District
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Who created a land use model based on concentric rings
Burgess
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What are the charactersitcs of the inner city?
oldest part of the city, with terrace housing, redeveloped
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what is the urban fringe?
edge of the city, almost the countryside
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what does revitalisation mean?
putting new life back into an area
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what is ethnic segregation?
different ethnic groups and religions live separately
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what is a greenfiled site?
an area never been built on
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what is a brownfield site?
an area that has been abandoned and can be redeveloped
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what is a Shanty Town
a squatter settlement that appears in an area with no houses
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what is called when residents improve their homes themselves?
Self Help Scheme
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what is an integrated transport policy?
door to door service that rivals the use of a car.
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what is a squatter?
someone who settles on land without the legal right to stay
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