Essays Tagged: "urban problems"

The Progressive Era

cial welfare, which they established in many ways. These groups of people wanted desperately to fix urban problems. With this mind set, the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) was founded. This a ...

(3 pages) 258 1 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

This is a basic case study about urban problems in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Problems described are prostitution drugs and traffic...

This essay has 1155 wordsUrban problems in AmsterdamIntroduction:Amsterdam, a city of exquisite beauty and unimaginably rare ... reotype. Unfortunately, the truth is far from this. In fact, there are quite a few extremely severe urban problems there. The reason why I chose Amsterdam as the target city of my essay is my sincere ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Friedrich Engels and Upton Sinclair: Chicago and Manchester

da: exposure of workplace and housing conditions and workplace reform. Upton Sinclair's exposure of urban problems was different from that of Engels because Sinclair's writings and effort had an impac ... e the attention it received from President Roosevelt and Congress and the ultimate impact it had on urban life. The use of characters in Sinclair's work gives a personal account and allows the reader ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Rapid urbanization is the direct and desirable result of rapid economic development

Rapid urbanization is the direct and desirable result of rapid economic development. According to the Camb ... and desirable result of rapid economic development. According to the Cambridge dictionaries online, urbanization is referring to "the process by which more and more people leave the countryside to liv ... a better livelihood. The United Nations estimates that about 180,000 people are being added to the urban population every day. This means the world's urban infrastructure has to absorb the equivalent ...

(6 pages) 79 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

American View Of Mobs

lely due to the draft but were also from a craving of barbarism and an outburst of frustration over urban problems. If people did not want to go to war, which is understandable, than they shoul ...

(2 pages) 383 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Effect of Population Density

According to the English dictionaries, urbanization is referring to "the process by which more and more people leave the countryside to liv ... roblems due to the migration of a rural work force in search of a better livelihood.Social costs of urbanization are mainly caused by massive increases in population of cities at certain periods. Main ... mainly caused by massive increases in population of cities at certain periods. Main causes for such urban problems are population growth and the inability of governments to provide basic services such ...

(5 pages) 89 2 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Essay on Contemporary Urban Regeneration Strategies

The purpose of this essay is to outline and critically evaluate contemporary urban regeneration strategies and how they contribute towards developing tourism and economic regene ... ation, whilst meeting the cultural needs and improving the indigenous populations' standard of life.Urban regeneration can be defined as a "comprehensive and integrated vision and action which leads t ... an be defined as a "comprehensive and integrated vision and action which leads to the resolution of urban problems and which seeks to bring about a lasting improvement in the economic, physical, socia ...

(11 pages) 26 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Amsterdam

pes we know about Amsterdam. Unfortunately, the truth is so far from this because there are extreme urban problems in Amsterdam. This report will look at its urban problems, for instance - A city with ... several cities that rebounds bike's trend, which bring a big problem, to decrease air pollution in urban areas and it's not all good. Abandoned bicycles in the centre city are beginning to be a probl ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2011

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays