5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- trade area
- first urban revolution
- spaces of consumption
- urban morphology
- a the study of the physical form and structure of urban places
- b conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to serve as a center of politics, culture, and economics
- c 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
- d region adjacent to every town and city within which its influence is dominant
- e the innovation of the city, which occurred independently in five separate hearths
5 Multiple choice questions
- a country's largest city- ranking atop the urban hierarchy- most expressive of the national culture and usually (but not always) the capital city as well.
- literally, "high point of the city." The upper fortified part of an ancient Greek city, usually devoted to religious purposes
- 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.
- the rehabilitation of deteriorated, often abandoned, housing of low-income inner-city residents
- area of a city with a relatively uniform land use (an industrial zone, or a residential zone)
5 True/False questions
urban sprawl → 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.
Sunbelt phenomenon → 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 19th century and became a mass phenomenon by the second half of the 20th century
Griffin-Ford model → 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 withe the forces of globalization that are reshaping the urban scene.
central place theory → theory proposed by Walter Christaller that explains how and where central places in the urban hierarchy should be functionally and spatially distributed with respect to one another
central business district (CBD) → theory proposed by Walter Christaller that explains how and where central places in the urban hierarchy should be functionally and spatially distributed with respect to one another