Sociology 101 Chapter 16-2

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  1. the rapid, unplanned, and uncontrolled spread of development into regions adjacent to cities
    urban sprawl
  2. a visual representation of the makeup of population in terms of age and sex of its members at a given point in time
    population pyramid
  3. the heating of the earth's atmosphere due to the presence of certain atmospheric gases
    greenhouse effect
  4. population movement from rural to urban areas
    urbanization
  5. the number of deaths during a specified period in a population
    mortality
  6. areas of new development beyond the suburbs that are more rural but on the fringe of urbanized areas
    exurbs
  7. the proportion of men to women in a population
    sex ratio
  8. a system in which all forms of life live in relation to one another and a shared physical environment
    ecosystem
  9. a geographic area where a large number of people live relatively permanently and secure their livelihood primarily through nonagriculturl activities
    city
  10. (also known as the birthrate) the number of live births per 1000 people in a population in a given year
    crude birth rate
  11. the increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere
    global warming
  12. population movement from cities to the areas surrounding them
    suburbanization
  13. the number of deaths of infants (under 1 year of age) per 1000 live births in a population
    infant mortality rate
  14. the study of the relationships between people and urban environments, originated by sociologists at the University of Chicago
    urban ecology

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