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GEOG 111 | Exam 2 | UWEC
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Statistical study of human populations.
Ascribed population characteristics
Sex, Race, Age and Disabilities
Achieved population characteristics
Education levels, income, occupation and unemployment.
Population count and characteristics
Births - Deaths +or- migration
Percent of population that live in cities
Determinants of urban
Population size, Population density, Predominant activity
Infant mortality rate
Deaths before age of 1 per 1000 live births per year
Rate of Natural Increase
A numerical measure of the relationship between the number of people and some other unit of interest.
Total number of people/Land Area (1-D)
Total Population/Amount of land under cultivation
Number of farmers/Per unit of farm able land
Number of physicians/Total Population
A representation of population using age and sex
A group of individuals who share common temporal demographic experience
A measure of the economic impact of the young and old on the more economically productive members of the population.
<15 years old
15-64, economically active and productive
Old age Cohort
65+ beyond productive years
Generation indicates individuals born between 1946-1964
Assessing the location and composition of particular populations.
A model of population change in which high birth and death rates are replaced by low.
The ability to move from one place to another.
A long distance move to a new location
Moving from a particular location
Moving to a particular location
One country to another
Within a country or region
The total number of migrants moving in and out of a place.
The gain or loss in total population of an area.
Individuals chooses to move.
Where migrating is against will.
Individuals who cross national boundaries to seek safety and asylum.
Internally displaced persons
The number of individuals who are uprooted within the boundaries of their own country because of conflict or human rights abuse.
Laborers given temporary visas to work for limited periods of time.
Individuals who arrive in the country without official entry visas and considered in the country illegally
Set up homes and for work in more than one country.
Time it takes for a population to double. -DT = 70/RNI
Used to refer to the motivated dispersal of migrants from a region.
Single feature from a whole set of practices of a cultural group
A combination of traits, characteristic of a specific culture group.
Set of interacting elements that give collective identity
The visible human imprint on the land.
The term that refers to a person whose self identity doesn't conform to conventional notions of male or female.
A shared set of meanings that is lived through the material and symbolic practices of everyday life
Focuses on the way space, place and landscape shapes culture at the same time that culture does to them.
The traditional practices of small groups, especially rural people with a simple lifestyle who are seen as homogenous in their belief systems and practices.
Practices and meaning systems produced by large groups of people whose norms and tastes are often heterogenous and change frequently.
Characteristic and tangible outcome of the complex interactions between a human group and its natural environment.
Study of how different people comprehend the landscape differently.
The study of signs and symbols and how they are used.
Parchment written upon several times with remnants of earlier, in completely erased writing still visible.
Name of landscapes, names give existence.
A place name. Another form of linguistic landscape.
Attachment to a specific location or territory
Personal Space. Cultural.
Economic development, culture and place as a commodity.
Recreation, imitation, simulation, reinvention according to commercial principles over historical accuracy.
Special for its religious qualities. Rise above the commonplace and routine. Often the places pilgrimage.
Geography of the past.
Genre de vie
Functionally organized way of life that is seen to be characteristic of a particular culture group
A single aspect of the complex of routine practices that constitute a particular cultural group.
Rite of passage
Acts, customs, practices, or procedures that recognize key transitions in human life.
A relationship based on blood, marriage or adoption.
A form of social identity created by groups who share a set of ideas about collective loyalty and political action.
The belief that a nation shares a common culture.
Biological and physiological characteristics that differentiate males and females at birth
A recognition of the ways that different forms or systems of oppression, domination, or discrimination overlap.
A socially created system of rules about who belongs to a particular group based upon actual or perceived commonalities.
A problematic classification of human beings based on skin color and other physical characteristics.
The practice of creating unequal castes based on the norm of whiteness
Actor network theory
Views the world as composed of "heterogenous things", including humans and nonhumans and objects.
Non representational theory
Human life as a process that is always unfolding always becoming something different.
Emotions that are embodied reactors to the social and physical environment
Emphasizes that the material word is at least partly separate from humans and possesses the power to affect humans.
The scientific study of the formation and evolution of human customs and beliefs.
People create and modify places while at the same time being conditioned in various ways by the spaces in which they live and work.
Six images of cognitive images
Paths, Edges, Districts, Nodes, Landmarks
The tendency for people to develop bonds with a place
Places the individual at the center of analysis
Landscapes that have experience, abandonment, misuse, disinvestment, or vandalism
Early 19th century begining of industrialization
Landscape as text
Landscape can be read and written by groups & individuals
The practice of writing and reading signs of landscapes
Devoted to a less hurried pace of life and to the tastes, aromas and diversities of good food
Papa New Guinea
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