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GEOG130 - Exam 2
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What percent of the global population lives on less than $1.25 a day? (2010)
What percentage of the population among low-income countries live on less than $1.25 a day? (2010)
The number of poor is greatest in ____________, but the proportion of poor people is highest in _______________.
South Asia (India), Sub-Saharan Africa
About ________% of people are living in extreme poverty in India
First country to release a $1 Trillion bill
_______________ is the common denominator in the developing countries.
Over half of the world's population survives on an annual per capita income of $________ or less
Today there are ______ million underweight children in the developing country
___________ will always be the answer to development
The World Bank estimates that close to ______% of the urban population in developing nations live in absolute poverty.
____________ is the movement from one place to another whether its forces, internal, international, voluntary. Migration includes goods, ideas, and culture
___________ is the movement from a particular location.
___________ is the movement to another location.
________________ is a move within a particular country or region.
________________ is a move from one country to another.
_______________ is a person who moves from one country or area to another country or location.
_______________ is a migrant who lives outside of their country but is unable or unwilling to return because fear or/of/and persecution
________________ is someone who has been forced to leave their home but has not crossed an international border
________________ is the movement of people from an area to another because of a seasonal demand for labor
____________________ is the process when immigrants travel between their host and home country by bringing goods, cultural traits, and ideas.
________________ is the theory that explains the process created by transmigration by which transmigrants participate directly or indirectly in circular migration. Thus establishing economic, political, social, or cultural networks between the host country and the home country (Ex. Remittances)
_________________ are economic activities that are deliberately organized around one or more high-growth industries in a particular location.
______________ is the migration of technically skilled and highly educated individuals from poorer states to wealthier ones.
_________________ A chain migration is a process common to many immigrant groups, whereby one family member brings over other family members, who in turn bring other relatives and friends and occasionally villages
_____________ is money that migrant workers send back to their families or countries
_________________ induces people to move out of their present location
________________ induces people to move into a new location
_______________ is the world's top country of origin for asylum seekers worldwide
What are the 7 Laws of Migration?
Most migrants relocate a short distance and remain in the same country
Each migration current (pattern) produces a countercurrent of lesser strength
Migrants going to a long distance usually go to a major city
Females are more migratory than males over a short distance, but more men are involved in international migration
Most migrants are adults
Large towns grow more by migrants than by natural increase
The major migration flows are from rural to urban areas (historically)
What are the top 3 countries that receive remittances?
China, India, and Mexico (Phillipines - 4th)
What region of the world receives the most remittances?
_____________ million people around the world are estimated to be infected with HIV/AIDS
HIV diagnosis has fallen _____% from 2005-2014.
______% of the HIV cases are found in the developing world
What are the 5 leading causes of death in low-income countries?
Coronary heart disease, lower respiratory infections, HIV/AIDS, and Perinatal conditions
What are the 5 "As" of health care that we talked about:
Accessibility, Affordability, Availability, Acceptability (culturally), and Awareness
What are 5 leading causes of death in children younger than 1 year old?
Death in childbirth, Diarrhea, Pneumonia, and Malaria
Each year ___ Million babies die worldwide in the first month of their life.
______________ is the process in which values and perceptions help to determine our roles in society.
_____________ term used by Westerners to refer to groups of indigenous peoples in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
________________ is the set of meanings that individuals impute to their membership in an ethnic community
_______________ is composed of large or small cultural group who share a sense of identity, history, etc.
__________ is the legal concept describing a social group that occupies a defined territory and is organized under common political institutions and an effective government.
________________________ is the presence of many different groups within a specific geographical boundary
Traffic deaths in low-income countries account for almost _________% of all traffic deaths. However, low-income countries only account for ____% of the world's cars.
________ is the leading cause of death in Sub-Saharan Africa.
______________ is a symptom of poverty
What is the world ratio of men to women?
Access to __________ leads to ethnic conflict
_________________ Land mines cause about 26,000 civilian death a year.
Iran accounts for as much as ________% of the worldwide seizure of opium
Afghanistan production of opium has increased _______% since last year
U.N. estimates __________ tons of opium are produced each year
___ million minors have been killed in armed conflicts around the world (1997 study)
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