Urban studies

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Urban Studies is the scientific discipline that studies all aspects of cities, their suburbs, and other urban areas. This includes urban economics, urban planning, urban architecture, urban ecology, urban transportation systems, urban politics, and urban social relations. This can be contrasted with rural areas and rural lifestyles.

List of terms in urban studies

autonomous village - arcology - architecture - allotment (gardening) - autonomous building - bicycle-friendly - biohazard response - bioterrorism - built environment - car-free zone - car-pool lane - city - consumerism - commuting - community currency - community emergency response team - co-housing - congestion charge - ecological health - environmental health - economies of agglomeration - ecological footprint - Eco-industrial park - eco-village - energy -electricity generation - externality - farmers market - flash mob - haram - human development theory - hard energy - infrastructural capital - industrial ecology - land ethic - landscape architecture - mass transit - pedestrian-friendly - pedestrian overpass - pedestrian underpass - personal rapid transit - planned cities - political economy - productivism - quantitative development - respiratory health - rural - recycling - regenerative development - regenerative finance - service economy - soft energy - seven-generation sustainability - suburban - suburban colonization - sewage system - shift-share - smog - street reclaiming - traffic calming - toll bridge - toll road - terrorism - urban - urban debt - urban secession - urban sprawl - urbanization - urban car - urban design - urban ecology - urban exploration - urban planning - urban planner - urban outdoorsman - urban wilderness - unemployment - waste economy - zoning

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