APHG 13

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  1. urbanization
    process by which the population of cities grows
  2. process by which the population of cities grows
    urbanization
  3. urbanized area
    in the United States, a central city plus its contiguous built-up suburbs
  4. in the United States, a central city plus its contiguous built-up suburbs
    urbanized area
  5. metropolitan statistical area (MSA)
    in the United States, a central city of at least 50,000 population, the country within which the city is located, and adjacent counties meeting 1 of several tests indicating a functional connection to the central city
  6. in the United States, a central city of at least 50,000 population, the country within which the city is located, and adjacent counties meeting 1 of several tests indicating a functional connection to the central city
    metropolitan statistical area (MSA)
  7. micropolitan statistical areas
    an urbanized area of between 10,000 and 50,000 inhavitants, the county in which it is found, and adjacent counties tied to the city
  8. an urbanized area of between 10,000 and 50,000 inhavitants, the county in which it is found, and adjacent counties tied to the city
    micropolitan statistical area
  9. concentric zone model
    a model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are spatially arranged in a series of rings
  10. a model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are spatially arranged in a series of rings
    concentric zone model
  11. sector model
    a model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are arranged around a series of sectors, or wedges, radiating out from the CBD
  12. a model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are arranged around a series of sectors, or wedges, radiating out from the CBD
    sector model
  13. multiple nuclei model
    a city is a complex structure that includes more than 1 center around which activites revolve
  14. a city is a complex structure that includes more than 1 center around which activites revolve
    multiple nuclei model
  15. census tracts
    an area delineated by the US Bureau of the Census for which statistics are published
  16. an area delineated by the US Bureau of the Census for which statistics are published
    census tracts
  17. squatter settlements
    area within a LDC in which people illegally establish residences on land they do not own or rent and erect homemade structures
  18. area within a LDC in which people illegally establish residences on land they do not own or rent and erect homemade structures
    squatter settlements
  19. filtering
    process of change in the use of a house, from single-family owner occupancy to abandonment
  20. process of change in the use of a house, from single-family owner occupancy to abandonment
    filtering
  21. redlining
    drawing lines on a map to identify areas in which they will refuse to loan money
  22. drawing lines on a map to identify areas in which they will refuse to loan money
    redlining
  23. urban renewal
    cities identify blighted inner city neighborhoods, acquire the properties from private owners, relocate the residents and businesses, clear the site, and build roads and utilities
  24. cities identify blighted inner city neighborhoods, acquire the properties from private owners, relocate the residents and businesses, clear the site, and build roads and utilities
    urban renewal
  25. public housing
    rented to residents w/ low incomes, and the rents are set at 30% of the families' incomes
  26. rented to residents w/ low incomes, and the rents are set at 30% of the families' incomes
    public housing
  27. gentrification
    middle-class people move into deteriorated inner-city neighborhoods and renovate the housing
  28. middle-class people move into deteriorated inner-city neighborhoods and renovate the housing
    gentrification
  29. underclass
    group in society prevented from participating in the material benefits of a more developed society because of a variety of social and economic characteristics
  30. group in society prevented from participating in the material benefits of a more developed society because of a variety of social and economic characteristics
    underclass
  31. annexation
    process of legally adding land area to a city
  32. process of legally adding land area to a city
    annexation
  33. peripheral model
    urban area consists of an inner city surrounded by large suburban residential and business areas tied together by a beltway or ring road
  34. urban area consists of an inner city surrounded by large suburban residential and business areas tied together by a beltway or ring road
    peripheral model
  35. edge cities
    around the beltway are nodes of consumer and business services
  36. around the beltway are nodes of consumer and business services
    edge cities
  37. density gradient
    density change in an urban area
  38. density change in an urban area
    density gradient
  39. sprawl
    progressive spread of development over the landscape
  40. progressive spread of development over the landscape
    sprawl
  41. greenbelts
    rings of open spaces
  42. rings of open spaces
    greenbelts
  43. zoning ordinances
    encouraged spatial separation
  44. encouraged spatial separation
    zoning ordinances
  45. rush hour
    4 consecutive 15-minute periods that have the heaviest traffic
  46. 4 consecutive 15-minute periods that have the heaviest traffic
    rush hour
  47. council of government
    cooperative agency consisting of representatives of the various local governments in the region
  48. cooperative agency consisting of representatives of the various local governments in the region
    council of government
  49. smart growth
    legislation and regulations to limit suburban sprawl and preserve farmland
  50. legislation and regulations to limit suburban sprawl and preserve farmland
    smart growth

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