Unit 6: Cities and Urban Land Use Part #2
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Hoyt's Sector Model
- a Unplanned slum development on the margins of cities, dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard.
- b A model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are arranged around a series of sectors, or wedges, radiating out from the central business district (CBD)
- c A practice by banks and mortgage companies of demarcating areas considered to be a high risk for housing loans
- d A ring of land maintained as parks, agriculture, or other types of open space to limit the sprawl of an urban area.
- e The displacement of lower-income residents by higher-income residents as buildings in deteriorated areas of city centers are restored
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A process by which real estate agents convince white property owners to sell their houses at low prices because of fear that persons of color will soon move into the neighborhood
- The disamentiy sectors in Latin America contain relatively unchanging slums or barrios
- A law that limits the permitted uses of land and maximum density of development in a community.
- The very poorest parts of cities that in extreme cases are not even connected to regular city services and are controlled by gangs or drug lords.
- A community's collection of basic industries
5 True/False Questions
Ghettoization → to isolate in or as if in a ghetto
Uneven Development → The tendency for industry to develop in a core-periphery pattern, enriching the industrialized countries of the core and impoverishing the less industrialized periphery. This term is also used to describe urban patterns in which suburban areas are enriched while the inner city is impoverished.
Harris & Ulman's Multiple Nuclei Model → A model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are arranged around a series of sectors, or wedges, radiating out from the central business district (CBD)
Racial Steering → Realtors steer nonwhites to non white neighborhoods.
Urban Realm Model → A spatial generalization of the large, late-twentieth-century city in the United States. It is shown to be a widely dispersed, multicentered metropolis consisting of increasingly independent zones or realms, each focused on its own suburban downtown; the only exception is the shrunken central realm, which is focused on the Central Business District (CBD).