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Urban dynamics

HSC Geography Topic of urban dynamics

suburbanisation the movement of people, employment and facilities away from the inner city towards outer urban areas
exurbanisation a process whereby people, usually those who are quite affluent, more away from the city to rural areas but continue to maintain and urban way of life either through long-distance commuting or technology
counterurbanisation a reversal of the rural-large city movement associated with urbanisation
decentralisation the dispersal of activities and people from large urban centres and rural communities
urban consolidation policies that encourage higher population densities in established suburban areas, usually through planning regulations allowing more dwelling units on a given area of land through subdivision or strata title
urban decay the deterioration of the built environment. Urban infrastructure falls into a state of disrepair and buildings are left empty for long periods of time
spatial exclusion the protection of luxury lifestyles, which has resulted in the restrictions in spatial access and the freedom of movement of other urban dwellers.
urban villages distinctive residential districts comprising a clustering of people with a common culture and forming an identifiable community
urban renewal the redevelopment of an urban area
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