Deindustialisation

Unit G2 Human Geography Urban Settlement

 

 

Figure 1.  Different land uses within the CBD of Birmingham

 

Source: KDG Photos

 

 

a)     Use information in Figure 1 to explain how the changing global economy can lead to changes in the central areas of cities in MEDCs.

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b)     Outline the reasons for counter-urbanisation in MEDC cities.

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c)      Why is the regeneration of central areas often considered appropriate in urban areas of MEDC cities?

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