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climatology

climatology  

The study of the origins and impacts of climates.
slum

slum  

An area of poor housing, characterized by multi-occupance and overcrowding; see McFarlane (2008) Env. & Plan. A 40, 1 on sanitation in Mumbai's informal settlements. Rao (2006) Int. J. Urb. & Reg. ...
urban morphology

urban morphology  

The form, function, and layout of the city. Geographic attributes—including shape, density, and pattern of land use categories—all reflect the outcome of the urbanization process (Longley and Mesev ...
urban theory

urban theory  

Theorizations of urbanization which stress the logic of capital in uneven urban development, appraise the tensions between modernity and postmodernity as conceptual frameworks for understanding ‘the ...

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