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Urban Places - Excellent Notes

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Human geography Urban planning Demography Urban development Cultural geography Economic geography Global city Urbanization Slum Economic restructuring Globalization Informal sector
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Human geography Urban planning Demography Urban development Cultural geography Economic geography Global city Urbanization Slum Economic restructuring Globalization Informal sector
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- Urbanisation refers to the increasing proportion of a country’s population living in towns and cities. - Urban growth, on the other hand, is defined as the rate at which urban population increases in a given period relative to its size at the start of the period. - Urbanisation involves the shift of population - from rural to urban areas. - The push and pull factors responsible for this movement include: Pull factors: - Employment opportunities - Promise of higher living standards - Entertainment - Medical facilities - Educational opportunities Push factors: - Landlessness - Rural poverty - War - Desertification - Lack of medical facilities - Rapid population growth - Lack of education The emergence of world cities: - The impacts of globalisation are not evenly distributed. - There are increasing differences between developed and developing economies,...
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