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5 Matching questions

  1. Central-Place Theory/Christaller, Walter
  2. Barriadas
  3. Deindustrialization
  4. Gentrification
  5. Entrepot
  1. a process where low cost neighborhoods are renovated by middle class to increase property values
  2. b process of social and economic change caused by removal of industry
  3. c trading center where goods are exported and imported without cost
  4. d a neighborhood, usually a slum or lower class (Latin American cities)
  5. e explains how services are distributed & why there are distinct patterns in this distribution; involves market area/hinterland and threshold

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an increase in some economic activity starts a chain reaction that generates more activity than the original increase
  2. strength of dominance of urban center over surrounding area, larger than MSA or agglomeration
  3. the absolute location of an area/the relative location of an area, its place in the region or world
  4. the layout of a city, physical form and structure
  5. explains that price/demand for land increases closer to CBD (explains the concentric zone model and different levels of development located at distances from city)

5 True/False questions

  1. Hinterlandregion remote from urban areas & sited beyond metropolitan centers of culture


  2. Primate Citya new concentration of business in suburban areas consisting of suburbs


  3. Urban Hierarchya term that relates the structure of towns within an area


  4. Counter-Urbanizationthe process where lands that were previously outside the urban environment become urbanized, as people and businesses move to these places


  5. Centralizationmovement of people, capital, services, and government into central city