5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Spaces of consumption
- new urbanism
- First urban revolution
- Agricultural Surplus
- a The innovation of the city, which occurred independently in five separate hearths
- b One of two components, together with social stratification, that enables the formation of cities; agricultural production in excess of that which the producer needs for his or her own sustenance and that of his or her family and which is then sold for consumption by others.
- c The transformation of an area of a city into an area attractive to residents and tourists alike in terms of economic activity.
- d Outlined by a group of architects, urban planners, and developers from over 20 countries, an urban design that calls for development, urban revitalization, and suburban reforms that create walkable neighborhoods with a diversity of housing and jobs.
- e Areas of a city, the main purpose of which is to encourage people to consume goods and services' driven primarily by the global media industry.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- The internal physical attributes about a place, including its absolute location, its spatial character and physical setting.
- A subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.
- Literally "high point of the city." The upper fortified part of a ancient Greek city, usually devoted to religious purposes.
- 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)
5 True/False Questions
Central place theory → The urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older or original city, having the clustering of the newer suburbs.
Urban → The entire built-up, nonrural area and its population, including the most recently constructed suburban appendages. Provides a better picture of the dimensions and population of such an area than the delimited municipality (central city) that forms its heart.
McGee model → Developed by geographer T.G. McGee, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium-sized cities of Southeast Asia.
Zone → Area of a city with a relatively uniform land use
Suburbanization → Movement of upper and middle-class people from urban core areas to the surrounding outskirts to escape pollution as well as deteriorating social conditions (perceived and actual). In North America, the process began in the early nineteenth century and became a mass phenomenon by the second half of the twentieth century.