5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Griffin-Ford model
- Trade Area
- Primate city
- a In ancient Greece, public spaces where citizens debated, lectured, judged each other, planned military campaigns, socialized, and traded
- b The internal physical attributes about a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting.
- c A country's largest city-ranking atop the urban hierarchy-most expressive of the national culture and usually (but not always) the capital as well.
- d Region adjacent to every town and city within which its influence is dominant
- e Developed by geographers Ernst Griffin and Larry Ford, a model of the Latin American city showing a blend of traditional elements of Latin American culture with the forces of globalization that are reshaping the urban scene.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Economic activity that is neither taxed nor monitored by a government; and is not included in that government's Gross National Product; as opposed to a formal economy
- the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference of another nonlocal places
- Chronologically the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE
- The division of a city into different regions or zones for certain purposes of functions
- Group of decision-makers and organizers in early cities who controlled the resources, and often the lives, of others
5 True/False questions
gated communities → a term introduced by american journalist joel garreau in order to describe the shifting focus of urbanization in the united states away from the central business district (CBD) toward the loci of economic activity at the urban fringe (extensive amounts of office and retail space, frew residential areas, modern buildings, less than 30 years old)
Rank-sized Rule → In a model urban hierarchy, the idea that the population of a city or town will be inversely proportional to its rank in the hierarchy
Concentric zone model → Developed by geographer T.G. McGee, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium-sized cities of Southeast Asia.
Tear-downs → Homes bought in many American suburbs with the intent of tearing them down and replacing them with much larger homes often referred to as McMansions.
City → Conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics