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14 terms

Ch 21-22 w geo vocab

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ethnic diversity
a variety of people from different ethnic groups
cultural regions
an area that is set apart from other places by the way of life
linguistic groups
a group of people who share a common language
colonialism
a system in which one country rules another area as a colony
shari'a
traditional Islamic law
dialect
a version of language that is spoken in a specific area
shantytowns
a settlement made up of crudely built shacks
wetlands
an area where the soil is usually wet or covered with water
micro-entreprehenurs
a person who starts and runs a very small business
micro-enterprise
a very small business with few or no employees
undernourished
not having proper nutrition
civil war
a war between groups living in the same country
gender-based division of labor
the division of work into 2 categories based on gender
informal economy
the part of the economy in which goods and services are exchanged outside of government control