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AP Human Geography Ch. 5 Vocab
Terms in this set (15)
social differences between men and women, rather than the anatomical, biological differences between the sexes. Notions of gender differences - that is, what is considered "feminine" or "masculine" - vary greatly over time and space
defined by Gillian Rose as "how we make sense of ourselves;" how people see themselves at different scales
constructing an identity by first defining the "other" and then by defining ourselves as "not the other"
a categorization of humans based on skin color and other physical characteristics. Racial categories are social and political constructions because they are based on ideas that some biologiacal differences (especially skin color) are more important than others (e.g., height, etc.), even thought the latter miht have more significance in therms of human activity. With its roots in sixteenth-century England, the term is closely associated with European colonialism because of the impact of the development on global understandings of racial differences
freaquently referred to as a system of attitude toward visible differences in indiviguals, racism is an ideology of difference that ascribes (predominantly negative) significance and meaning to culturally, socially, and politically constructed ideas based on phenotypical features
defined by Douglas Massey and Nancy Denton as "the degree to which two or more groups live separately from one another, in different parts of the urban environment."
invasion and succession
processes by which new immigrants move to a city and domanate or take over a area or neighoborhoods occupied by older immagrent groups
sense of place
state of mind derived through the infusion of a place with meaning and emotion by remembering important events that occurred in that place or by labeling a place with a certain character
affiliation or identity within a group of people bound by common ancestry and culture
defined by Doreen Massey and Pat Jess as "social relations stretched out"
the fourth theme of Geography as defined by the GENIP; uniqueness of a location
in terms of place, whether the place is designed for or claimed by men or women
theory defined by geographers Glen Elder and Lawrence Knopp, and Heidi Nast that highlights the contextual nature of opposition to the heteronormative and focuses on the poitical engagement of "queers" with the heteronormative
in the context of arranged marriages in India, disputes over the price to be paid by the family of the bride to the father of the groom (the dowry) have, in some extreme cases, led to the death of a bride
defined by geographer James Curtis as the dramatic increase in Hispanic population in a given neighborhood; referring to barrio, the Spanish word for neighborhood