GEOG 122 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Megacity, Cycle Rickshaw

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13 Mar 2016
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Mike davis: believed that slums would become ever more bigger. More than a billion people live in the planet of slums. 2008: there were as many people living in the cities as rural areas. First geographic regions to be urbanized is south east asia and latin. America (the new international division of labor/new industrialization) India is the primary source of the urban population (also the second largest country in the world) and predicted to become more urbanized. Where the second source of urban population would be from china. 1975: there were 21 cities that had a population of 5 million or more. The rank order of top 10 global cities had dramatically changed since 1900. In 1900: the processes of industrialization and imperialism had ranked london, New york, paris and berlin as the top 4 (with london being 6. 4 million)

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