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A community has
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Communities originally developed where there was
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The development of agricultural technology _________________________ the growth of communities.
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An urban community is one in which the majority of people _______________________ farm.
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Urbanization requires __________________ in agriculture.
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Cities became centers of unrest in Europe after the Industrial Revolution because of
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“Squatter” settlements indicate
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Moving squatters to more sanitary villages _______________ the needs of the people who are moved.
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An urban area in the United States is defined as a
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People live in cities primarily because of
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In what region of the United States is most growth in urban areas now occurring?
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A megalopolis is a
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Ecological specialization refers to
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Invasion and succession are most to likely occur when
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In what kinds of patterns are people, organizations, and services distributed in cities?
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A city that spreads out from the center in all directions with specialized zones developing in circles follows the __________ model.
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In a gemeinschaft community, neighbors have _____________ relationships.
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In a gesellschaft community, neighbors have _____________ relationships.
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Urbanism is a way of life that emphasizes
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The early growth of suburbs was made possible by
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The suburban population is
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A ghetto is
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The highest crime rates are found in
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Urban schools
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Downtown revitalization creates mostly _______ jobs
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Urban renewal is centered in the
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Urban homesteading programs sell _________ to people who will live in them.
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Columbia, Maryland, is an example of a
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The successful development of new towns requires a ___________ of federal money.
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Planning large apartment developments that are satisfactory places to live must consider
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T F Urban communities have become larger and more diverse throughout the course of human history.
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T F A community is simply a collection of people.
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T F An urban community is one in which a number of people are not engaged in food production.
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T F “Squatter” settlements in cities are a rare, temporary phenomenon that is solved simply by
moving people to the suburbs.
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T F Increasing population in Sunbelt cities reflects the growth of industry in these regions.
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T F Northeastern states, such as New York and Pennsylvania, were among the first to urbanize in the
United States.
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T F The development of transportation effectively spread cities out over larger areas.
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T F The term megalopolis indicates any large city.
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T F Urban ecology refers to the interrelationships of people and their environment.
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T F People, institutions, and services are randomly distributed in modern cities.
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T F A gemeinschaft community is characterized by a sense of common identity and intimate
relationships.
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T F A gesellschaft community is marked by a view of people in roles rather than of people as unique individuals.
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T F Most cities have a remarkably homogeneous population, given their size.
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T F Among the most serious problems facing cities today are those of poverty, unemployment, and
crime.
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T F Urban renewal can succeed in spite of human values.
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Essay:
Given your own knowledge of sociology, what human values would you consider important when planning urban housing?
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Essay:
Using a map of a city you are familiar with, locate the space used for residences, services, and industry, and divide residential areas by class. Is your city segregated? Discuss in terms of your map
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Essay:
Analyzing a suburban area you know, how do lifestyles in this area reflect the social class of the people
who live there?
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Essay:
Relate the progress of transportation technology to the deterioration of cities.
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Essay:
Compare and contrast downtown revitalization with urban renewal. Describe any projects you are familiar with in your discussion. Can you relate your discussion to either a structural functional or conflict theoretical analysis?
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