UT GOV 370L - Final Exam Study Guide (26 pages)

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School:
University of Texas at Austin
Course:
Gov 370l - Topics in American Government and Politics
Topics in American Government and Politics Documents

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GOVT 370L 1stEdition Exam 1 Study Guide Urban Politics Review Sheet I Chapter 11 Governing the fragmented metropolitan II Urban Sprawl low density residential development III the spreading outwards of a city and its suburbs to its outskirts to low density and auto dependent development on rural land high segregation of uses e g stores and residential design features that encourage car dependency usually on edges of metropolitan region more you sprawl out the wealthier you get urban cores becoming more wealthy IV Why is it a problem V Residents of sprawling neighborhoods tend to emit more pollution per person and suffer more traffic fatalities VI Development is exploding but population is not growing as much VII Family size going down while house size is going up VIII Infrastructure to support sprawl is expensive IX Older areas decay X Environmental problems a Problems with sprawl air pollution traffic congestion and visual blight XI What social political problems or complications has it caused XII sprawl creates barriers Sprawl tends to replace public spaces with private spaces such as fenced in backyards Also there is a phenomenon known as white flight in which Some blame suburbs for what they see as a homogeneity of society and culture leading to sprawling suburban developments of people with similar race background and socioeconomic status What are some causes of it XIII XIV XV XVI People want to live in smaller communities Get away from violence in cities sprawled communities typically tend to pay less for property want of larger less expensive easily developed houses How does fragmentation of government encourage sprawl These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute XVII Acting on behalf of their residents local governments enact land use regulations to secure lifestyle preferences for low density suburban living environments while at the same time ensuring



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