Log in to Wiley Online Library. If you previously purchased this article, Log in to Readcube. Forgot your password? On this page, we look at centrifugal population movements, including suburbanization and counter-urbanization.
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Counterurbanisation This is the movement of people away from larger towns and cities to smaller settlements. Returning user.
Email or Customer ID. It suggests that people move due to the desire to find a better place to live and work. Share Give access Share full text access. As a result of the lack of strict planning, or physical barriers, the city keeps growing, resulting in urban sprawl.
Learn more. Create an infographic of this page in conjunction with your notes from the population section of your course. Centrifugal movements are movements of people out from the centre of the urban area. However, various levels of government local, regional, national government deliberately create the conditions in different parts of the city to encourage certain types of movement.Ocean Currents
Skip to content By Matt Burdett, 28 May 2018. Types of population movement in urban areas There are major similarities with migration theory when looking at how populations move around urban areas. Once they have moved, people frequently continue to rely on the urban area for employment, services and so on.
Log out of ReadCube. Learning activities Questions Distinguish between centripetal and centrifugal movement of population in urban areas. Volume 14 , Issue 4. Share full text access.
New Password. Please review our Terms and Conditions of Use and check box below to share full-text version of article. Push factors overcrowding lack of space for family groups to expand crime rates although these are frequently stable or dropping, the perception of crime is that it increases Pull factors better quality environment better schools and other services cheaper housing cost allows greater use of space Reduction of intervening obstacles teleworking allows people to live in decentralised areas better transport infrastructure removes government planning for development of new towns increases the housing stock away from the larger cities Sources No specific sources were used to write this page.
This is a decentralising movement as people move to larger, more spacious residential areas on the urban edge.