Flashcards in Places KQ1 Deck (18):
What are the 6 place profile characteristics?
Natural, built, socio-economic, demographic (any stats), political and cultural.
What do you link characteristics to?
The place identity, how it has been influenced by the characteristics. For example, higher pop of black means more businesses that would appeal to their culture.
How do you answer an exam question that presents you with a picture?
Link the evidence (what you see) to a characteristic and explain what that suggests about the place (use tentative language, 'may suggest')
What do you do for a 6 mark comparative question?
Use comparative connectives, comment on a similarity and a contrast, 2 paragraphs (state the fact for each then say one thing this suggests).
Natural characteristic of Kings ward:
River lea runs along Eastern boundary of the ward.
Natural characteristics of East Chesterton:
River cam runs along Eastern boundary of ward
Built characteristic of Kings ward:
Lots of social-housing, Clapton park estate
Cultural characteristic of Hackney:
Strong Bangladeshi community, has a community centre and women's programmes.
What is a common political characteristic?
Residents associations to reduce anti-social behaviour in estates.
Built characteristic of East Chesterton:
Mixed housing stock, high income new river side homes adjacent to 1930s council housing.
Percentage of white British in each ward:
70% in East Chesterton, 25% in Kings Park
What are the shifting flows of people in Hackney?
1500s rich people escaped from LDN, 1800s industrialisation, 1960s immigration (Kurds), 1980s 'Holy street' housing experiment and selective outmigration of wealthy, deindustrialisation had negative multiplier effect and the 1980's saw gentrification (Blair), but place identity changed for locals.
3.7% East Chesterton and 9% Kings park
Population of the 2 wards:
9,650 (EC) and 12,696 (KP)
% Black (African/Caribbean)
1.5% (EC) and 32% (KP)
% lone parents:
9% (EC) and 21% (KP)
IMD (7 measures):
EC is within the 40% most deprived wards in England and Kings park is in the 10% most deprived