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  • The Importance Of Transportation In Alameda County

    County resides in the East Bay of California and is the fourth most racially diverse county in the United States (Narula, 2014). It comprises of 14 suburban cities and several unincorporated communities with an overall population of 1,610,921 and more than 12% are seniors aged 65 and older (175,320). Geographic isolation between some cities and an ever aging population makes public transportation a concern for the county and it’s stakeholders, especially in regard to the seniors and the…

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  • Rapid Urbanisation In Zambia

    Lusaka in Zambia and Lagos in Nigeria are two cities facing similar issues due to rapid urbanisation. However these cities are dealing with the issue differently. Both cities have a strong colonial background which has influenced the city today (Gandy, 2006; Rogerson, 2008). Both cities economies have not grown as fast as the population and the people have responded differently to this issue (Hampwaye, et al., 2007; Ilesanmi, 2010). Each city has a different approach to how they are going to…

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  • Athens And Sparta Comparison Essay

    and Sparta are both well-known cities that associated themselves with the Greeks and Greece. To this day most people can tell you at least were Sparta and Athens was located. The issue was that these two cities were major rivals and quite different. Sparta was very militaristic city that focused heavily on gaining more land and power for their city and for Greece. They required that all men join the military and help during wars. Sparta was known more as a laid back city that did worried about…

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  • Edward Glaeser's Triumph Of The City

    Triumph of the City: Book Report The future is not Orange County. The future is not West Bloomfield, Michigan. The future is not Rye, New York. The future is Detroit. As preposterous as that statement might seem, it is one Edward Glaeser and I, both believe to be true. While suburbs are always going to be a part of the American and international lifestyle, in my opinion, they will never be the focal part of our future. Cities, on the other hand, have always been a fixture and will always be a…

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  • Migrant Children In China

    migration of people from rural to urban areas in China generated due to the development of market economy. Millions of rural laborers moved to cities, especially to eastern coastal cities like Shenzhen and Shanghai where economy reform first took place, in order to seek better jobs with higher income. (Hongwei Hu et al., 2014) By 2008, 225 million migrants work in cities in China, which accounted for approximately 20% of the total labour force in China. (Fang Lai et al., 2013) And this number is…

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  • Martin Zebraki's Beyond Public Art

    development, and Zebracki examines the perception of the public with reference to several specific public art installments. Public art integrates the location into the art and allows the piece to become a part of the city. Barcelona is a city where public art has become an integral part of the cities culture. Zebraki’s study was an innovative way to explore the impact of public art on members of the public, and to discover how public art has impacted the people. Moments of freedom and Carmela,…

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  • Personal Narrative: Big City Girl, Small Town Woman

    Big City Girl, Small Town Woman Jennifer, or Jen as some like to call her, was born July 24th, 1970, in the Chicago suburb of Bolingbrook, Illinois. Jen Townsend was the name she grew up with through out her high school and college career, but on October 7th, 1995, her life changed when she married David Claeys, a man from a town smaller than the size of her entire high school. They met at Western Illinois University, where she attended college, and majoring in business. After about three years…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of 'Suburb Or Nothing'

    A Rhetorical Analysis on “Suburb or Nothing” in the Memphis Flyer What should the relationship be between the suburbs and the city? The very small editorial in the Memphis Flyer gives somewhat efficient details on the term “Suburb of Nothing” originated and quoted by Mayor Mick Cornett. The writer of the article in the Commercial Appeal’s, “Suburb of Nothing”, effectively argues his/her point via the use of organization, formal tone and appeals to authority. Doing so, the writer gives history,…

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  • Increasing Urban Quality Of Life In Australia

    Urban quality of life is the measure of satisfaction that people derive from living in a city and ranges across a variety of categories including geography, health, social sciences and more. However, quality of life is not based on one set ideal, but depends on the individual preference of the people, and typically incorporates the sense of security, prosperity, health, comfort, financial stability and other personal aspirations. (Urban Quality of Life) It has been assumed that quality of life…

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  • The Death And Life Of Great American Cities Analysis

    the way cities were constructed in both physical and social aspects of their environments. For the first time in American history, a fresh and innovative, at the time radical, movement sprung up due to the observations and claims that Jacobs proposed in her book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities. During the 1950’s, modernism had already become an established (and universally accepted) ethos in American city planning. Jane Jacobs witnessed the shortcomings of the modernist city…

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