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Department
Geography
Course
GEO 106
Professor
Elizabeth Carlson
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 9 Urbanization: A historical diversion Urban Growth: occurs when rates of growth between urban and rural populations are about the same over the long term and over wide areas Urbanization - occurs when urban growth rates outstrip rural growth rates through some combination of natural increase in population and rural to urban migration rates. - relatively new phenomena, last two hundred years and the industrial revolution - refers to the dramatic change in the rate of urban population and it has been reserved almost exclusively for western and eastern developed nations. - Also occurred at very high rates in developing countries - Urbanization curve has three stages : initial stage, growth stage and terminal stage - The stages can be described by o Rates of growth: how fast a population is becoming urban o Levels of growth: what share of a population is urban - Distinct difference between curves fo
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