Urban Geography

Urban geography

  • Urban geography Category
  • Chicago school (sociology) - In sociology and later criminology, the Chicago School was the first major body of works emerging during the 1920s and 1930s specializing in urban sociology, and the research into the urban environment by combining theory and ethnographic fieldwork in Chicago, now applied elsewhere.
  • Commuter town - A commuter town is a town whose residents normally work elsewhere, although they live, eat and sleep in these neighborhoods. The name also suggests that these communities have little commercial or industrial activity beyond a small amount of retail, oriented toward locals.
  • Garden city movement - The garden city movement is a method of urban planning that was initiated in 1898 by Sir Ebenezer Howard in the United Kingdom. Garden cities were intended to be planned, self-contained communities surrounded by "greenbelts", containing proportionate areas of residences, industry, and agriculture.
  • Gentrification - Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods by means of the influx of more affluent residents. This is a common and controversial topic in politics and in urban planning.
  • Index of urban studies articles - Urban studies is the diverse range of disciplines and approaches to the study of all aspects of cities, their suburbs, and other urban areas.
  • Infrastructure - Infrastructure refers to the fundamental facilities and systems serving a country, city, or other area, including the services and facilities necessary for its economy to function.
  • Urban planning

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