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Theorists and Theory
Theorists and Theories from the Rubenstein book
|Who developed the five stages of the evolution of the American metropolis?
|What are the five stages of evolution developed by Borchert?
|1)Sail-Wagon2)Iron-Horse3)Steel-Rail4)Auto-Air5) High Tech
|What is Boserup's hypothesis?
|Stage 1: forest-fallowStage 2: bush-fallowStage 3: fallow shortensStage 4: annual croppingStage 5: multi-cropping
|What is the Concentric Zone Model, and who developed it?
|The urban area develops outward from the CDB in concentric rings. The Model says that the Urban area develops into 6 zones: CBD, industry/poor housing, stable working class, middle-class, commmuter zone-suburbs
|What are technopoles?
|Places where high-tech industries locate near sites of higher education and agglomerate to utilize highly skilled workers
|What is Central Place Theory?
|market areas are arranged in a regular pattern. Larger market areas, based in larger settlements, are fewer in number and farther apart from each other than smaller market areas and settlements.
|What is Mulitple Nuceli Model?
|A city consists of a collection of individual nodes, or centers, around which different types of people and activities cluster
|What are the types of boundaries defined by Richard Hartshome?
|antecedent, superimposed, subsequent, relic
|What is the Sector Model?
|Urban area develops in sectors rather than rings.
|What is Environmental Determinism?
|the climate and the terrain are a major determinant of civilization
|What is a primate city?
|the largest city of a country...it dominates in economics, social factors, and politics
|What is rank size rule?
|2nd largest city is 1/2 the size of the primate city
|What is the Heartland theory?
|Whoever rules Eastern Europe, commands the Heartland.Whoever rules the Heartland commands the world island.Whoever commands the world island, commands the world
|How is land used in Southeast Asian cities?
|Old colonial port cities surrounded by a new commercial district with no CBD
|What is the Organic Theory of Nations?
|Nations act like livin organisms; they must grow and will eventually decline.