hot summer months when low atmospheric pressure over the land sucks in moisture laden air from the adjacent cooler ocean
a system by which a society ranks categories of people in a hierarchy
people who flee their country because of persecution or danger
A subdivision of human geography that focuses on the spatial aspects of demography and the influences of demographic change on particular
the way people have arranged themselves in geographic space.
number of individuals per unit area
the number of people per unit area of arable land.
rate of natural population change
Population growth measured as the excess of live births over deaths per 1000 individuals per year.Nature increase of a population does not reflect either emigrant or immigrant movements.
change in a population from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates
the rapid growth of the world's human population during the past century
capital city positioned in actually or potentially contested territory usually near an international border,
A policy of cultural extension and potential political expansion by a country aimed at a group of its nationals living in a neighboring country
the strict social segregation of people-specifically in india's hindu society-on the basis of ancestry and occupation
The presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites farther away.
events in the physical environment that can destroy human life and property
a country whose institutions have collapsed and where anarchy prevails
Territorial embodiment of a successful guerrilla movement. The establishment by antigovernment insurgents of a territorial base in which they exercise full control; thus a state within a state.
An area or frontier of uncertain boundaries that is subject to various national claims and an unstable political history. Refers specifically to the movement of various armies, refugees, and migrants across such zones.
people speaking Indo-European languages based in what is today Iran
foundation of Hinduism, Aryan belief system
the "oppressed"; in India, people assigned to the lowest social class (another name for untouchables)
means "children of God" and was Gandhi's designation for the untouchables
the country the Sikhs wanted to create, meaning "pure people"
a desire to remake India as a society in which Hindu principles prevail
a four-lane expressway in India that connects Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata
foothills between Himalayas and Indo-Gangetic Plain; Nepal