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a. Outline the basic ideas of the topic i. Poverty in canada 1. Build environment and social ecology b. Define all terminologies: ii. Build environment: built environment refers to the human-made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity, ranging in scale from buildings and parks or green space to neighborhoods and cities that can often include their supporting infrastructure, such as water supply, or energy networks iii. Social ecology: social ecology describes the social and demographic make up of a society or neighborhood. c. Explain the Global and the local contexts d. Explain the spatial “Outcome” with examples iv. Ex1. a community in Markham (news article) v. Social ecology in this article is described through the changes that occur in this community, and the outcomes of poverty ( drugs, violence etc) <http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2012/06/30/a_markham_street_reveals_much_about_gta_ethnic_enclaves.html> vi. Ex 2. Poverty in canada ‘s top cities “Visible minorities make up roughly the same proportion of the population in the Vancouver CMA as in the Toronto CMA. Yet, Vancouver is slightly less segmented than Toronto, by virtue of having a smaller proportion of its population living in both isolated and mixed/polarized tracts in 2001 (Table 8). The growth of visible minority populations has also translated into increasing minority concentration in Vancouver, except that the trend is towards polarized rather than mixed tracts. As in Toronto, it is South Asians that are more likely to live in both polarized and mixed neighbourhoods, followed by all East Asians and then Filipinos. Other visible minority groups, including blacks,Arabs/West Asians and Aboriginals, were disproportionatelylikely to live in isolated and nonisolated neighbourhoods.” (ghettosin Canadian cities, 286) vii. combination of vertical poverty and ghettoization, in don mills area. Article, Toronto star. <http://www.ontariotenants.ca/articles/2001/ts-01b03.phtml> this community is the closest thing Toronto has to a ghetto. Discrimination of minority is present, this environment is made by the people that live there and own the buildings. viii. e. You may want to use a video excerpt or any other visual aids ix. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oG_oXlLqH0k&playnext=1&list=PL00A3159E6159F490&feature=results_main x. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4GZiP2PQvg

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