infant mortality rate
For every 1,000 babies born in Mozambique this year, nearly 150 of them will die before they reach their first birthday. The rate of 150 deaths per 1,000 births is known as the
The population pyramid of Naples, Florida, is "upside down," because the city has a large percentage of
Thomas Malthus concluded that the world's rate of population increase was higher than the development of
In comparing Malthus's theory to actual world food production and population growth during the past half- century, the principal difference is that ___________________________ has been much higher than Malthus predicted.
low social standing, poor education
The low rate of contraceptive use in Africa reflects what about the region's status of women?
China's one child policy has resulted in a substantial decline in many measurements such as crude birth rate, etc, but not in
a pull factor changing to a push factor
Millions of West Africans who migrated to Nigeria during the 1970s, when the country's economy expanded, were expelled during the 1980s, when the country's economy declined. This is an example of
Most Asians are currently migrating to the United States through the process of _______________________ migration
Compared to other Mexicans, approximately half of the illegal Mexican immigrants to the United States are more likely to be _______________________ educated
Current intraregional migration trend in the United States is from ______________ to ______________
The largest interregional migration in the United States of African-Americans has been from __________________ to ___________________
Communist control of Eastern Europe caused many people to emigrate to the west. The Berlin Wall was built because communist Eastern governments feared losing
In the United States, what is likely to cause virtually all population growth in the next couple of decades?
The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of a group of people is a
In contrast to ______________culture, ________________ culture is typical of large heterogeneous groups
The use of a horse and buggy by the Amish in the United States is an example of _______________ culture
_____________________ customs are more likely than _________________ customs to rapidly diffuse through modern communication systems
folk is local, popular is global, the hearth can be traced in popular culture but not in folk, folk uses relocation diffusion, popular uses hierarchial
List 4 differences between folk culture and popular culture
The main effect of modern communications on social customs has been to __________________ the similarity of social customs in different locations
a story about daily activities
Folk songs are distinguished from popular songs because they tell about
The spatial distribution of soccer during the twentieth century is an example of
New England has saltbox houses, Middle Atlantic has functional houses, the South has small houses on raised platforms
List 3 factors in distinguishing different folk housing types in the United States
were not good/scarce
Pioneer farmers settling the grasslands of the American West often built houses of sod, while early settlers of the eastern forest built wooden structures like log cabins. This suggests that building materials
What typical characteristics of popular culture does the distribution of alcohol consumption in the United States display?
One significant impact of popular culture is to modify the _______________________ environment
number per capita, government control of media, and how long they've had TV
List 2 aspects geographers are concerned about with the distribution of television service?
The choice of clothing in Western countries is strongly influenced by occupation, level of _________________________, and knowledge of fashion elsewhere
Features of the U.S. landscape, such as gas stations, supermarkets, and motels, promote a
Many less developed countries fear the loss of __________________ culture because Western perspectives may become more dominant
meant to keep unique customs
Why do many people maintain their folk culture despite familiarity with popular culture?