Study Guide – Urban
Key questions that will be answered…..
The characteristics of settlement
What is the settlement hierarchy?
What is the difference between urban and rural settlement?
How are rural and urban settlements linked?
What is the rural-urban continuum?
How does migration within and between settlements lead to variations in society and culture?
What are the causes of counter-urbanisation and re-urbanisation?
How do physical and human factors influence where people live?
Inner City Issues - Birmingham
What factors have led to the decline of the inner city?
What are the impacts of deindustrialisation and global economic change in the inner city?
How does regeneration improve areas of the inner city?
Are regeneration schemes successful?
What impacts has regeneration had on society, the economy and the environment?
The CBD - Birmingham
What is the CBD?
How and why does land use vary within the CBD?
What changes have occurred within the CBD in recent years?
What are the threats to retailing in the CBD?
Why is it important to maintain a vibrant CBD?
Why is Birmingham CBD so successful?
Key terms you should be familiar with….