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    to have over 10 million citizens in its metropolitan area (Bugliarello, 1999). Different reasons can be nominated as causes of cities become a megacity. People coming from rural areas trying to find a better condition of life maybe are the major reason of the population growth in most megacities. However, with a big agglomeration of people and a big city, the government has to not let the problems assume control of the city. Problems such as overpopulation, housing and natural disasters are common in every megacity and solve them are important to achieve a better quality of life and avoid or reduce environmental problems for the citizens. Every year, people move to city centres to achieve successful…

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    started out as Ryan Homes in 1948 in Pittsburg and became NVHomes, Inc. in 1980. The company currently operates in fourteen states and Washington D.C., and under four trade names: Ryan Homes, NVHomes, Fox Ridge Homes, and Heartland Homes. Ryan Homes and Fox Ridge Homes’ primary market are first time and move-up buyers. Ryan Homes operates in 27 metropolitan areas located in Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, North and South Carolina, Florida, Ohio, New…

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    Zip Codes: A Case Study

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    different zip codes located within the Phoenix metropolitan area. The schools that are hypothesized to have the biggest correlation between alcohol, tobacco, and other substance, delinquency to lower academic achievement and higher juvenile delinquency will come from the Maryvale area. The study will show how Maryvale area schools will have lower academic achievement and higher substance use compared to other schools in other areas within the Phoenix metropolitan area. Schools in other…

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    using examples of famous artists. If students live in a rural area they do not have as many resources. Cities offer the best resources for schools, and therefore they are great places to live. Not only are there educational benefits, one can also find more things to buy in the city. While anyone with internet access can shop, there is nothing like trying things on in a beautiful store in a city. The super malls have hundreds of stores to shop in. The shopping mall is usually applied to enclosed…

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    First, there was a lack of random participants. It was specifically predominantly white and middle class people from a small city and a large metropolitan area. The lack of diversity can impact the findings because it does not reflect most of the population. Therefore, it makes the results invalid. Another problem is in the article, it stated, “These results are consistent with a body of theory and research that has established that very young children often fail to use information communicated…

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    Typically a great distance away from the city, they must have been widely developed after the creation of better roads and transportation. Although people live in the suburbs, work pulls them back to the city; therefore, it is highly unlikely that people would have favored the suburbs had the constant need to be able to go to and from not been met. I also imagine that houses in the suburbs and transportation costs were not cheap; therefore, they served as an escape for those with more wealth.…

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    Shred415 Case

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    Founded by two Chicago fitness experts, Shred415 now is one of the most popular gyms in Chicago. It offers high-intensity workout class, made up of four 15-minute intervals alternating between cardio work on top quality Woodway treadmills and weight-training to provide calories burning and muscle building experiences (Shred415). As an emerging entrepreneurial company, Shred415 has to sell a distinct brand in the marketplace in order to survive and thrive in the fitness industry. After conducting…

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    Windy City Sociology

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    Chicago, Illinois often referred to as the Second City or the Windy City has recently taken on a much more ominous nickname, Chiraq. The dubious title that entails that a major American city share similar traits to the worn torn country of Iraq comes about from the dramatic and unfortunate rise of gang violence in the city and metro area. Despite success in curbing crime from its peak levels in the early 90’s the decrease is no more, crime has come roaring back in the Windy City, leaving many…

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    capital city in the Egyptian empire, the nobles cannot be living at the same level or area as the people they rule over. That would be a disgrace! The city designers too this ideal and made all their designs for the city around that image. When any large metropolitan area is created, the organization of necessary buildings and spaces are always taken into consideration. This urban plan has many different terms and criteria it must define and fit. One such of these terms is coordination of…

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    percent of England population growth from 2001 to 2011 (Puissant, & Lacour; Bolton & Hildreth). MSC vary in size, structure and performance. Although some MSC are more isolated, most do not function as an “island surrounded by open sea” (Hildreth,p.) but are interconnected with other cities (including metropolitans), which helps in having a stronger economy. Strengths and Weaknesses As expected, MSC have both advantages and disadvantages compared to larger cities, again depending on…

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