GGR124H1 Study Guide - Final Guide: Africville, Deindustrialization

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Published on 6 Dec 2011
School
Department
Course
Professor
Urbanization Tutorial
November 30, 2011
Exam Information
East Hall and University College
December 9 2-4
Africville
Black Community in Halifax, NS
Segregation
Economics
Government kicked the people out
Government wouldn’t give them municipal services like water
and then they said how dirty it was
Put up nuissances like slaughterhouses and dumps around
Africville
Residents fought and won for municipal services
Was a prime port location because it was on the waterfront
Sold their land for very cheap; when they did move to the city,
they couldn’t afford housing so had to settle for public housing
Racism and injustice
Skytrain
Vancouver public transit
Securitization of urban space?
Armed bus drivers
Urban securitization
First city in north America
Raises questions about the effects of security
Inner Suburbs
Are becoming sites of racialized poverty
Downtown gentrifies and poverty goes to the inner suburbs
Trouble getting around; more revolved around the car
Polycentricity
Restrictive Covenants
Used to protect land from particular users or uses
Protect land from heavy industry and environmental destroyers
Cities and towns used zoning to restrict black people from
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Exam information: east hall and university college, december 9 2-4. Africville: black community in halifax, ns, segregation, economics, government kicked the people out, government wouldn"t give them municipal services like water and then they said how dirty it was, put up nuissances like slaughterhouses and dumps around. Skytrain: vancouver public transit, securitization of urban space, armed bus drivers, urban securitization, first city in north america, raises questions about the effects of security. Inner suburbs: are becoming sites of racialized poverty, downtown gentrifies and poverty goes to the inner suburbs, trouble getting around; more revolved around the car. Restrictive covenants: used to protect land from particular users or uses, protect land from heavy industry and environmental destroyers, cities and towns used zoning to restrict black people from certain neighbourhoods. Boyle street/edmonton"s downtown east: revitalization project in edmonton, too many homeless people with not enough places to live, wanted to make affordable housing.

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