The City Reader Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Richard T. LeGates
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Essay Topic 1

Identify and define the following terms: discipline, interdisciplinary, urban planning and research, and compartmentalization. How are each of these related in the Introduction and Prologue?

Essay Topic 2

Define and identify the different fields of specialization and topics of study under the umbrella of "urban studies." How do these relate to the class you are currently in?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss and describe the changes and developments in urbanization through the Middle Ages as described in "The Urbanization of the Human Population." Who is the author of this work?

Essay Topic 4

Discuss the impact of the Industrial Revolution on urbanization and how this relates to Davis' S curve theory. Where is our civilization today in Davis' model?

Essay Topic 5

Discuss the traditional ages in comparison with V. Gordon Childe's distinctions of historical eras. How does Childe's view differ?

Essay Topic 6

Describe the careers and theories of H.D...

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