Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of urbanization.

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  • n. the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
  • n. the condition of being urbanized

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Examples

  • If the rise of a national bourgeoisie in the context of urbanisation is a prerequisite for feminism, it is not surprising that the revolutionary experiences and outcomes for French and Greek women differed, especially since the trajectory of the Greek bourgeoisie as a transformative class has been erratic and all but clear since Independence.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • Its biggest impact was that it resulted in increased poverty (a process called the urbanisation of poverty) and the proliferation of slums in the urban areas.

    SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION

  • These stations, they believe, have been seriously compromised by factors such as urbanisation, changes in land use and, in many cases, being moved from site to site.

    Consensus or Con?

  • These range from climate change, through the devastating effects of many plant and animal introductions to Britain and Ireland, to habitat changes such as urbanisation, and of course agriculture.

    Silent Summer: The State of Wildlife in Britain and Ireland

  • Thus dams affect Earth at scales rivalling other major human activities, such as urbanisation and road building.

    Chapter 8

  • Dams affect Earth at scales rivalling other major human activities, such as urbanisation and road building.

    Chapter 8

  • Rapid industrialisation during the Second World War resulted in rapid "urbanisation" of the African people in response to the demand for cheap unskilled labour.

    WOMEN IN THE APARTHEID SOCIETY(1)

  • They say these stations have been seriously compromised by factors such as urbanisation, changes in land use and being moved from site to site.

    Medindia Health News

  • According to Professor Debarati Guha-Sapir, director of CRED, while nothing could be done to prevent natural disasters, the degree of damage was determined by factors that could be addressed, such as urbanisation, urban planning and deforestation.

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  • Professor Debarati Guha-Sapir, director of CRED, said that while nothing could be done to prevent natural disasters, the degree of damage was determined by factors that could be addressed, such as urbanisation, urban planning and deforestation.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

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