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  • Inequality: The Social Mobility Of Large Cities

    cities, there is a prevailing discrepancy that exists between the rich and the poor, one that has adverse effects on the social mobility of a city (Glaeser, Resseger, and Tobio 617). The separation that takes place between residents within these metropolitan areas can be attributed to many factors, of which includes the limited amount of space available and social stratification. The “segregation of urban space occurs because land is limited” (Fildes 4). Due to the introduction of zoning laws…

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  • Urban Area Gentrification Essay

    traveling to other parts of the city or metropolitan area. The area adjacent…

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  • What Is Gentrification?

    neighborhoods has been slow, so forces that threaten to bring gentrification and displacement to neighborhoods that are currently racially and economically diverse are of concern. BODY How transportation development creates gentrification in an urban area? There are many factors (such as major construction development, highway development, commercial zone development, transit development) that forces lower-class people to force out from their homeland to outer skirt of the city. In an urban…

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  • Social Landscape Case Study Essay

    Urban Social Landscape Transition Study with Social Dimension and Social Dissimilarity Perspective: Case Study of Wuhan, China Abstract: The main objective is to diagnose the spatio-temporal features of urban social landscape transitions. To achieve the objective, the research are broken down into three questions. (1) What are the principal urban social dimensions and the transitions? (2) How social dissimilarity presents the spatial features of the social dimensions? (3) What could the social…

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  • City Between Worlds Book Review

    City Between Worlds : My Hong Kong takes the reader to the metropolitan city of Hong Kong, exploring its colonial past and uncertain future. In this uniquely sized tome Lee travels through the bustling city, highlighting events that occurred and recalling buildings and landmarks that have since been demolished or relocated. In eight detailed and informative chapters, Lee discusses the structure of the city as it is today compared to its past, Hong Kong’s colonial past, and the values and…

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  • The Importance Of Volunteering At American Public Square

    events in Kansas City it is unlikely attendants come from outside of the metropolitan area therefore, guests are exposed to many of the same issues. While this may not matter when discussing local topics, when discussing regional and national issues it leaves out the views of those living outside of Kansas City and more specifically those from rural areas. In the recent election rural areas voted in contrast to urban areas, meaning the rural voices left out of the conversation at American Public…

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  • Analysis Of The Metropolis And Mental Life

    Carilyn Diaz Presas Sociology 330 April 6, 2016 Paper #1 Simmel’s reading, “The Metropolis and Mental Life”, is about the way the big city affects people and people’s psyche. Simmel has a negative view on how the city changes people and it is a horrible place to live in. The city makes people unconsciously change their way of thinking and their perspective on each other. City dwellers become more reserved as in they are not open to relationships as small town folk are. So city people do not…

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  • How Did Urban Growth Shaped America

    We will learn what it took to get some of the newer cities going. Urban growth took off with population growth, increased agricultural productivity, factory production, and low-cost transportation. The population growth was rapid among the urban areas. For the most part it had to do with new technologies. One example was the agricultural technology that would involve fewer farmers on the field. The farmers then would seek work in the city where factories were coming into existence and mass…

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  • Communal Areas

    Communal Areas Cleaning London Do you own a large commercial property, student property, flat share or office block? If you do, then you will have to address cleaning communal areas. The reason is because you must provide residents or visitors to such property with healthy living conditions that stand up to certain standards. You could try and take on such task on your own, but odds are it will be too large a job. By outsourcing the job to a communal areas cleaning company, you can take the…

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  • Impact Of Economic Policy On Indian Economy

    rest and for this they need good living condition which are affordable to them. If these worker live in unhygienic conditions they will become ill and cannot work efficiently. Sonipat has 13039 small and medium industries registered in its industrial areas and estates located at Kundli, Rai, Bhalgarh, Murthal, Sonipat and Barhi. Barhi industrial estate has 1103 industrial plots in its 3 phases. Phase I and Phase II are fully developed and working efficiently with 687 running units, most of the…

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