hot summer months when low atmospheric pressure over the land sucks in moisture laden air from the adjacent cooler ocean
A subdivision of human geography that focuses on the spatial aspects of demography and the influences of demographic change on particular
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
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.
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.
the "oppressed"; in India, people assigned to the lowest social class (another name for untouchables)
a four-lane expressway in India that connects Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata