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Decline of Rural America

After viewing the video for this discussion, of the overlapping issues:

New Atlantis. (2007). Great cities: Rise of the megalopolis [Video]. Retrieved from the Films on Demand database. "Decline of Rural America," this video discusses the formation of cities, associated changes in rural areas, and alternatives leading to higher quality of life.) http://digital.films.com/OnDemandEmbed.aspx?Token=40204&aid=18596&Plt=FOD&loid=0&w=320&h=240

1) Describe the positive and negative impacts of the growth of mega-cities.

2) Will moving back to the country solve the social problems created by our move to the urban areas?

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One of the positive impacts of the growth of mega-cities is the fact that these megacities provide a concentrated source of employment opportunities for a great deal of individuals. This is very important due to the fact that the concentration of employment opportunities means that individuals will not have to spend as much money and time searching for jobs and going to interviews since a great deal of jobs will be located within a 3 to 5 mile radius of one another. In ...

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