Essays Tagged: "Urban area"

Rock n roll - the history of

to the Northern industrial cities was a search for a better life. As the blues moved into the dense urban area of the North, subjects and styles changed to fit its environment. In essence the blues is ... d with liberating messages. These early recordings were called "race records." They appealed to the urban blacks that had relocated from the south."(Benzon) Race records and the tradition of racial ma ...

(20 pages) 182 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The causes and consequences of rural to urban migration.

The causes and consequences of rural to urban migration.In many countries, particularly in third world countries there is a noticeable patte ... .In many countries, particularly in third world countries there is a noticeable pattern of rural to urban migration. This pattern of migration is not a new phenomenon.There are various reasons for its ... however have similar results for different countries and over periods of time.One cause of rural to urban migration may be the lack of jobs in the area. Many of the jobs available in rural areas are a ...

(2 pages) 42407 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Cry, the Beloved Country", written by Alan Paton.

ated area, which is important to develop the character of Kumalo and his relationship to the larger urban area of Johannesburg where he will soon find himself. An assumption that the author makes thro ... importance of humanity and compassion is evident in the novel. Alan Paton uses the conflict between urban and rural society and the various qualities they represent as a major theme of the novel. For ...

(8 pages) 83 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

An The Vancouver Island Marmot is the species in question.

and more organisms are added to the endangered and extinct species lists. As humans, we expand our urban area and are decimating our resources. We have a much greater impact on the world than we seem ...

(3 pages) 31 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A critical appraisal on the article by John A. Cross titled, Megacites and small towns: Different perspectives on hazard vulnerability.

tion lived in towns. However, after the Second World War, largenumbers of people began migrating to urban areas at rapid rates. By 2015, approximately 20% ofthe urban population in developing countrie ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Populist Ideas Continue into the 1900's

hite western farmers while the Progressive Coalition was mostly made up of reformers from the white urban area middle class. Even though the Populist Party and the Progressive Coalition were made up o ... ms that the future Progressives Coalition would try to solve. Donnelly stated in the preamble that "urban workman are denied the right to organize for self-protection," in 1892. It took 12 years for t ...

(8 pages) 63 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Prepare a report which explains how 3 urban dynamics operating in the city of Sydney have changed the nature and spatial patterns of the city.

Geography ReportThe nature and the spatial pattern of Sydney have been changed by various operating urban dynamics. The Urban Morphology refers to the functional form and character of the urban enviro ... hy; and a wide range of socio-economic and cultural influences.This report will be based upon three urban dynamics that have an effect on the city of Sydney, they are:· Suburbanisation· ...

(7 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Why Should You Use The Public Transports?

way to save money can look no further than where they sit everyday. People who live in rural or suburban areas often have the option of public transportation, at least for the daily commute to work. ... ing in a bus or train, you will find that an Octopus card is far more economical. If you live in an urban area and use the buses or trains as your primary transportation source, you will save even mor ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The growth of the West Legon Boulevard and its effect on the provision of services.

IntroductionUrbanization is the expansion of a city or metropolitan area, namely the proportion of total populat ... the expansion of a city or metropolitan area, namely the proportion of total population or area in urban localities or areas (cities and towns), or the increase of this proportion over time."The larg ... moving away from the CBDs to the less busy outskirts of towns. This has caused the formation of suburban or residential areas (e.g. Airport). To make up for this more land is needed and this is reali ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Driving in Taiwan!!

Scoop: Honk Fiercely as You RideWhen riding through an urban area of disorder traffic or a road construction section, you should (1) Speed up to pass quick ...

(6 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The reasons why re-urbanization as opposed to suburbanization has become a common process in some parts of the world.

This process would most likely take place in MEDCs, because LEDCs are still in the process of urbanization.Re-urbanization is when people move into areas in the urban zone's which have previousl ... e the docklands.One of the reasons why London would chose to regenerate the Docklands instead of suburbanizing is because that London is already too huge of a city, UK is a small island, if London gro ...

(1 pages) 39 2 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Are all cities the same?

ze, density, pattern, grain and texture have various subcategories. These subcategoriesA mixture of urban spaces and open spaces give a city depth and allows definition in interlinking districts. Dist ... small the city is. The density of a city is determined by the distribution of people and the cities urban massing. If the size of the city is small and the density of the people is high, there will be ...

(3 pages) 30 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"The Lesson" by Toni Cade Bambara

irst person. Through her we get a picture of the difficulties experienced from growing up in a poor urban area where the gaps in social classes and quality of living are so evident. Sylvia is an intel ... o narrates the story and provides the reader with the view of how difficult it is to grow up in the urban slums. Sylvia is clever and strong when she is comfortable in her environment. However, we rea ...

(7 pages) 85 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


used as in the UK and they say any population of more than 10,000 people in an area is known as an urban area.In France the population threshold of an rural settlement is less then 2000 In Denmark an ... ans that we are going to be confused until there is only one rule that defines a rural area from an urban area used all over the world.I understand that there are different populations in different co ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Of Mice and Men" Review

feel part of it.John Steinbeck's novel takes place most of the time in a farm located far away from urban area. In that farm other farmers called Candy and Crooks work with them. In that hard-working ...

(2 pages) 1077 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Africa and Urbanization

�� Africa and UrbanizationBy: Amanda McGuireAxia (UOP)Soc/120Nada FeldmanMarch 21st, 2008Africa and UrbanizationBy ... cGuireAxia (UOP)Soc/120Nada FeldmanMarch 21st, 2008Africa and UrbanizationBy: Amanda McGuireExplain urban growth trends in the world's poorest countries. Simply put, urbanization is the shift from a r ... h trends in the world's poorest countries. Simply put, urbanization is the shift from a rural to an urban society, and involves an increase in the number of people in urban areas during a particular y ...

(4 pages) 81 1 4.7 Mar/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The problems of population growth in China

he original number. It is a fact that the environmental problems followed on population's heels. In urban area, large numbers of flats, factories, and public facilities have occupied most of land, mak ... ublic facilities have occupied most of land, making people's activity space less and less, and then urban area is becoming crowded. People make litter and rubbish in their daily lives. With the lack o ...

(5 pages) 18 0 1.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Effects of Population Density

own, or country. Density is the number of individuals in area, for example, Individuals who live in urbanized areas has increased but the density has decrease due that the urbanized areas are expandin ... s has increased but the density has decrease due that the urbanized areas are expanding faster than urban population. "In 1960, about 96 million people lived in urbanized areas at an average density o ...

(7 pages) 52 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Political Science - Principles of Research Research Classification Essay - Analyse : Wierenga, A. (2011) “Transitions, local culture and human dignity: Rural young men in a changing world” Journal of Sociology 47(4): 371-386

l examine the conditions of working class young men and the challenges they face transitioning into urban environments due to their rural upbringing. The focus of this paper is assessing young people ... people alone but moreover, the problem extends to all people in the same situation (both rural and urban). She argues that unemployment is low for people who do not complete a high level of education ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Southwest An Industry under siege

and Edmonton with population of 730,372. ("Population and Dwelling Counts and Population Rank, for Urban Areas, 2001 Census", 2002) With the distance and population sizes of these destinations, South ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management