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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Gentrification
  2. Urbanization
  3. Favela
  4. Blockbusting
  5. Gateway City
  1. a process of white families selling their homes because of fear that blacks would move in & lower property value (explains white flight of 1950's & growth of suburbs)
  2. b increase in proportion of population living in towns
  3. c a shantytown or slum
  4. d process where low cost neighborhoods are renovated by middle class to increase property values
  5. e a settlement which acts as a link between two areas

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (E.W. Burgess) city grows outwards from central area (CBD in middle, zone of transition, workers' homes, zone of residences, commuter's zone)
  2. a center of population, commerce, and culture from 500 - 1500 BCE
  3. government designated areas in cities that each have ~5,000 people, often correspond to neighborhoods (data is used to analyze urban patterns)
  4. a run-down and often overcrowded apartment house, especially in a poor section of a large city
  5. the zone between the CBD of a city and the blue-collar homes

5 True/False questions

  1. Globalizationdevelopment of worldwide patterns of economic relationships (we learned about the future impact this will have


  2. Ethnic neighborhooda neighborhood with distinctive ethnic composition


  3. Centralizationprocess of dispersing decision-making outwards from center of authority


  4. Redliningnot giving funds to poorer neighborhoods


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


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