Class Notes (836,277)
Canada (509,737)
Geography (717)
GGRA03H3 (139)
Lecture

lecture 4

2 Pages
63 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Geography
Course
GGRA03H3
Professor
Susannah Bunce
Semester
Winter

Description
Urbanism as Way of Life - Wirth (1938) - city is a large, dense, and permanent settlement of heterogeneous individuals - urban life is a social sphere - natural social sphere is naturally constituted - physical density of a city creates social life - complicated phenomena of urban life -- criticized for applying biological consequences (ecology) to society -- not taking into consideration political understandings - separation between urban and city - urban life can exist outside the physical perimeters of a city * qualities of a city - not just physical attributes Jane Jacobs: Organic City Neighbourhoods - Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961) - first female scholar - local issues - reaction against urban renewal in New York City - quick escape from the central city to the suburbs (traditional city is being destroyed) - argued against suburbanization - protest against demolition of traditional neighbourhoods (central city locations) * halting the Allen Expressway (South of 401 to Eglinton - supposed to go to CN Tower) - supported small scale neighbourhood environments - city neighbourhoods are organic -- grows naturally over time (workableliveable places) * importanc
More Less

Related notes for GGRA03H3

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit