Recommended extra reading for year 12 – Economist articles on Globalisation.

A very interesting collection of articles in this week’s Economist exploring why so many people in Advanced Countries appear to be adopting a hostile attitude to various aspects of Globalisation. If you can’t access them all through the website directly remember the magazine is available through the Library’s online Infotrac catalogue (school network only).

Year 12 and 13 – interesting article discussing how we can identify areas of gentrification around the world.

In both the World Cities (yr13) and Changing Places topics (yr12) we examine the issue of gentrification. This is a very interesting link discussing how you can best identity gentrified areas. It is worth exploring some of the links on the page.

Year 13- here is the link to the Los Angeles map. Which areas have gentrified? Is this evidence of reurbanisation? Will this reduce the ‘donut effect’ and prevalence of edge cities?