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  1. urban realm
  2. central place theory
  3. blockbusting
  4. leadership class
  5. situation
  1. a a spatial generalization of the large, late-twentieth-century city in the U.S. It is shown to be a widely dispersed multicentered metropolis consisting of incereasingly independent zones or realms, each focused on its own suburban downtown; the only exception is the shrunken central realm, which is focused on the CBD
  2. b the external locational attributes of a place; its relative location or regional position with reference to other nonlocal places
  3. c group of decision-makers and organizers in early cities who controlled the resources, and often the lives, of others
  4. d rapid change in the racial composition of residential clocks in American cities that occurs when real estate agents and others stir up fears of neighborhood decline after encouraging people of color to move to previously white neighborhoods. In the resulting outmigration, real estate agents profit through the turnover of properties.
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. chronologically, the second urban hearth, dating to 3200 BCE
  3. the transformation of an area of a city into an area attractive to residents and tourists alike in terms of economic activity
  4. homes bought in many American suburbs within intent of tearing them down and replacing them with much larger homes, often referred to as McMansions
  5. developed by geographer T.G. ____, a model showing similar land-use patterns among the medium sized cites of Southeast Asia

5 True/False questions

  1. urbana subsidiary urban area surrounding and connected to the central city. Many are exclusively residential; others have their own commercial centers or shopping malls.


  2. shantytownsunplanned slum development on the margins of cities dominated by crude dwellings and shelters made mostly of scrap wood, iron, and even pieces of cardboard


  3. social stratificationthe differation of society into classes based of wealth, power, production, and prestigehone of the two components along with agricultural surplus which enables the formation of cities


  4. functional zonationmovement 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).


  5. agriculture villagethe people were involved in agriculture, lived near subsistence levels, producing just enough to get by