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  • Pull Theory Any Migration
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    Many thanks to Peter Migration Migration is the movement of people It is classified by such indices as Distance travelled Reason for travel Period of time of travel Volume of migrants Consequences of migration include Increased understanding between people of different cultures Increased animosity between people of different cultures Changes in numbers of people at the destination and origin Creation of ghettoes in urban areas Inter-marriages Ravenstein's Laws of Migration Ravenstein came up wit...
  • Formal Criteria Childe
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    Brandon Anthropology 250 Test Essay Q'sOctober 16, 2000 Essay Questions 1. Childe equated civilization with urbanism. Other social scientists, while admitting a considerable overlap, distinguished between the cultural phenomena characteristic of urban areas and those of 'civilized's ocieties. Childe identified 10 formal criteria that, according to his system, indicate the arrival of urban civilization. These are: increased settlement size, concentration of wealth, large-scale public works, writi...
  • Hiv Prevention Needs
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    BLACK WOMEN AND STDS Many African-American women who live in rural areas do not perceive themselves as being at great risk for contracting HIV, new study results suggest. Consequently, these women may engage in more sexually risky behaviors than their urban and suburban counterparts, researchers report. 'Much more work with low-income rural women of color needs to be conducted regarding HIV prevention needs and how best to respond to those needs,' lead study author Dr. Richard A. Crosby of the R...
  • Conclusion The Benefits Of Urban Consolidation
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    Factors and Fallacies in Urban Consolidation: Introduction As proponents of urban consolidation and consolidated living continue to manifest in our society, we must ensure that our acknowledgment of its benefits, and the problems of its agitator (sprawl), do not hinder our caution over its continually changing objectives. Definition Like much urban policy, the potential benefits that urban consolidation and the urban village concept seek to offer are substantially undermined by ambiguous definit...
  • Different In Urban And Styal Areas
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    How typical of the Early 19th Century were Living and Working conditions at Styal? Between 1780 and 1810 Styal would have been your typical factory. These factories were built to use waterpower thus meaning they had to be constructed near the countryside. This was not good for the factory owners, as they had to build up communities. By 1810 most factories were using steam power. This was good news for factory owners, it meant they could build factories in urban areas. It means that there were pl...
  • Problems In Urban Areas
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    Robert Packet Urban Anthology Segal 4-5: 15 How is urbanization negatively effecting our society? The answer to this question is not a simple one. This essay will not only break down the problems of urbanization in the United States, but it will also tell you some of the attempts made to fix the problem and give some solutions as to how it could possibly be solved in the future. Also when answering this question one must understand that urbanization, can not be stopped, but only contained in a m...
  • Three Qualities Of An Urban Childhood
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    I think that Bush's speech was a very good one Like a swift wind do we fly through childhood, and once the journey is over, one can take pleasure in knowing they have finally entered into adulthood. This passage through maturity leaves someone with a mindset and attitude that has been developed through influence. Most influence comes from parents, some from peers, some from the mass media, and lastly, from the environment one grew up in. There are three main environments in found in the U.S., ur...

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