Rural to urban migration <ul><li>Less Economically Developed Countries </li></ul>
Why are people in LEDCs moving to the cities? <ul><li>Look at the graph page 169 </li></ul><ul><li>Read page 170 </li></ul...
Learning Intentions <ul><li>To understand why people move to cities from rural areas in LEDCs </li></ul><ul><li>To appreci...
People migrate due to ‘push’ and ‘pull’ factors
What kind of people leave their village homes and move to the city? <ul><li>In pairs draw up a profile of the average pers...
Typical migrants into the cities are ... <ul><li>Young, fit, determined males who have a strong desire to make a better li...
<ul><li>... the aged </li></ul><ul><li>... the infirm </li></ul><ul><li>... the weak </li></ul><ul><li>... those with litt...
And what do the city migrants find when they arrive in the city? <ul><li>Is the reality of what they experience the same a...
 
 
But for many it is a different story - they simply replace one type of poverty with another or find it very difficult to a...
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<ul><li>Identify what life is like in the Favelas of Sao Paulo. Include notes about: </li></ul><ul><li>Site and location (...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Living Spaces in LEDCs -Urbanisation

  1. 1. Rural to urban migration <ul><li>Less Economically Developed Countries </li></ul>
  2. 2. Why are people in LEDCs moving to the cities? <ul><li>Look at the graph page 169 </li></ul><ul><li>Read page 170 </li></ul><ul><li>Complete activity 4 under a suitable heading that refers to the view of one person who moved into Shanghai (China) from the countryside (rural area) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Learning Intentions <ul><li>To understand why people move to cities from rural areas in LEDCs </li></ul><ul><li>To appreciate the challenges such people face when they arrive in the city </li></ul>
  4. 4. People migrate due to ‘push’ and ‘pull’ factors
  5. 5. What kind of people leave their village homes and move to the city? <ul><li>In pairs draw up a profile of the average person from an LEDC country who chooses to move into the city </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of people will they be? </li></ul><ul><li>Will they be young or old? </li></ul><ul><li>Male or female? </li></ul><ul><li>Fit or frail? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Typical migrants into the cities are ... <ul><li>Young, fit, determined males who have a strong desire to make a better life </li></ul><ul><li>What are the consequences of this for the villages they leave behind? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>... the aged </li></ul><ul><li>... the infirm </li></ul><ul><li>... the weak </li></ul><ul><li>... those with little ambition </li></ul><ul><li>... and females who are often the sole remaining producers and having to do so while looking after their children, the sick and the elderly </li></ul><ul><li>THIS ONLY ADDS TO THE PROBLEMS THE RURAL AREAS (VILLAGES) ALREADY HAVE, WHICH WERE THE REASONS THEY LEFT IN THE FIRST PLACE! </li></ul><ul><li>.. They will be left with .... </li></ul>
  8. 8. And what do the city migrants find when they arrive in the city? <ul><li>Is the reality of what they experience the same as their hopes and dreams of what life would be like in the city? </li></ul><ul><li>Some find jobs, are given wages and use them to forge a better life with a decent shelter, food, clean water and all the attractions that city life brings </li></ul>
  9. 11. But for many it is a different story - they simply replace one type of poverty with another or find it very difficult to adjust Some struggle to find work and are forced to live in make-shift accommodation
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  11. 13. <ul><li>Identify what life is like in the Favelas of Sao Paulo. Include notes about: </li></ul><ul><li>Site and location (site is the land on which the settlement has been built and location is where the place is in relation to its surroundings) </li></ul><ul><li>Housing – appearance, materials, building styles, density, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Health, sanitation and waste disposal </li></ul><ul><li>Security and safety </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities – shops and general services </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities – electricity, gas, water, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Improvements and management of the favelas </li></ul><ul><li>Any advantages of living in Favelas </li></ul>
  12. 22. <ul><li>END </li></ul>

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