Lecture 1

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16 Dec 2011
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LECTURE#1 INTRODUCTION – HISTORY OF CITIES & LOCAL GOV. IN
CANADA
T. BRYANT
What has an affect on cities?
- Pollution – smoking, - working environments, transportation etc.
- Poverty - Unemployment rate
- Population growth – overcrowding
- Death rate – diseases, illness
- Family income - money
- Daycare
- Health services
- Welfare
- Construction
- Crime
- Power grid
- Immigration/Emigration
BEFORE CLASS – post critical question or point on
blackboard – 1% each (complete sentence or
question) based on READING
Lecture outline:
I. Introduction: Contemporary Urban Issues
II. History of Cities
III. Cities in the 21st Century
IV. Local Government in Canada
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Cities were a way of bringing people together and forming an
order
3
The whole is important, not just individuals
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City state were very independent and social entities, they
were also the focus of power and wealth
Athens, Sparta, and Rome were the 3 most important cities in
the ancient world
Power elites helped develop cities as a whole
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