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Urban Area

people migrating from rural dwellings to urban area in search of an earning, better education or may be due to environmental degradation in rural areas. Even, political conflicts, wars, and income disparities among and within regions may also be a motivating factor which results in migration whether international or national. Whatever may be the reasons, migration is a very common phenomenon nowadays in most of the cities. Recent studies reveal that the urban population is increasing day by day. Roughly...

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THE MAJOR FACTOR THAT CONTRIBUTES TO HIGH RATE OF CRIME IN URBAN AREAS

INTRODUCTION In the recent years urban areas have been a transit, and destination for men,women and children trafficked for forced labour and sexual exploitation.Not only that other people move to urban areas to seeek better lives,services such as health and to escape the bad conditions of the rural areas. There are several reasons why people migrate to urban areas from the rural areas.Such reasons are poor education facilities in the rurals,poor health services in the rural areas,to escape drought and diseases...

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Urban Growth

URBAN GROWTH URBAN • It is derived from the Latin 'Urbs' a term used by the Romans to a city. • spatial concentration of people whose lives are organized around non- agricultural activities. • Placed-based characteristic that incorporates elements of population density, social and economic organization, and the transformation of the natural environment into a built environment. • GROWTH • An increase, as in size, number, value, or strength; extension or expansion. ...

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Urban Pollution

resulted in the formation of huge megapolitan areas and surrounding peri-urban environs. In China, a 40 million urban area is planned.The effects of cities on people are not well-understood. Cities require huge amounts of energy, resulting in large quantities of waste products, causing unsustainable environments. Cities are sources of air, water and soil pollution. Light and noise pollution are now known to adversely affect urban people. The role of urban heat islands and air pollution, PM2.5 and ozone...

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Urban Spaces

Urban Spaces Living within a unicultural community is quite the norm for many reasons. It serves a plethora of benefits to be surrounded by individuals who share the same lifestyle as you. The corner grocer may stock ethnic foods particular to your own culture that could not be found in major chain stores. Your neighbors may speak your native tongue if you’re not from that particular part of the world thus eliminating language barriers. All these small conveniences associated with living in unicultural...

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Urban and Rural

Difference between Rural and Urban Life: |SR .NO |Rural Life |Urban life | |1 |Environment: Close / direct contact with nature. |Greater isolation from nature. Predominance of manmade | | |Preliminaries influenced by natural environmental |(artificial environment). | | |elements like rain, heat, drought, frost, sow...

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‘The decentralisation of retailing and other services has had a major impact on urban areas.’ To what extent do you agree with this statement

Decentralisation is the process in which the population, retail and industry moves from urban CBD’s to the outer city. An out of town shopping centre is a group of shops and facilities that are located away from a town’s CBD. This movement will have positive and negative impacts on both the urban area and the outer city, where the out of town centres are built. The decentralisation of retailing and other services is happening because In order to sell goods, shops need to be located where people can...

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lit review: The effects of strucual model of therapy on single mothers living in urban areas

  Introduction  Urbanization is exponentially growing in the world while rural living is decreasing; over  half the world's population lives in a urban areas (Meyer­Lindenberg, 2015).  Urban being  defined as an constantly built­up area with 50,000 or more residents with at least 1,000 residents  per square miles as defined by the United States Census. Urbanized living is accompanied by  many risk factors that are common to the development of mental health issues and disorders  (Carol Strike, Paula Goering...

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Urban Crime: as Portrayed in Mystic River

that grew up in the streets of Boston. The urban environment that they grew up in as children directly impacted their lives, as they got older. One big universal theme of the movies was urban crime; the movie displayed both sides of urban crime (the corrupt side as well as the investigators and law enforcement, also known as the “good side”). All of the urban crimes shown throughout this movie relate to the way the boys lives played out. Within their urban neighborhood there existed such a closed social...

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Urban Overcrowding ( the Body Part )

Urban overcrowding is not a fresh happening, but it has recently become an international demographic trouble. The growth of the world's 'Megacities' such as Tokyo, Jakarta, Sao Paulo and Cairo, with populations approaching 20 million, is one of the most marked trends of recent decades. In 1950 for instance, New York City was only one of its kind among the world's cities in having more than 10 million inhabitants. By 1975 that number had grown to 15 million...

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