Concentric Zone Model Of Urbanization Case Study

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Considering the concentric zone model of urbanization,
Concentric zone model of urbanization is a functionalist perspective model that views a city as a series of circular areas with a common city centre, zone A. Expanding outward from the city centre to Zone B. Zone B is the circle areas surrounding the city centre. It is, “composed of formerly wealthy homes split into cheap apartments for new immigrant populations; this zone also houses small manufacturers, pawn shops, and other marginal businesses” (Little & McGivern, 2013, p.622). Then to, “Zone C consists of the homes of the working class and established ethnic enclaves and lastly Zone D consists of wealthy homes, white-collar workers, and shopping centres. Zone E contains the estates of the upper class (exurbs) and the suburbs,” (Little & McGivern, 2013, p.622).

1. What type of zone were you raised in? I was raised in Zone B kind of settlement. I was raised in an apartment with 10 rooms. Five face each other. These ten rooms rented by ten different families. The amenities we had in that apartment included one toilet for the 10 families, one bathroom, and one kitchen for the ten families. Overcrowding and poor utilities, bad sewage system, constant power interruption, and lack of lack of fresh drinking water characterised my childhood settlement. Have you ever lived in a city and everyone around you is poor and belongs to the “don’t have? You do not have, your neighbours do
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