16 terms

spatial interaction

spatial interaction
the movement of people, goods and ideas within and across geographic space
distance decay
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
in order of rank or authority
the act of changing your residence or place of business
push factor
factor, such as unemployment or the lack of freedom of speech, that makes people want to leave their country and move to another one
pull factor
factor such as freedom or employment opportunities that attract a person to a country
an item that increases comfort
natural amenities
cultural amenities
chain migration
migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there
ethnic enclave
a small area occupies by a distinctive minority culture
The trend toward increased cultural and economic connectedness between people, businesses, and organizations throughout the world.
transnational corporation
A company that conducts research, operates factories, and sells products in many countries, not just where its headquarters or shareholders are located.
supranational organization
organization of 3 or more states to promote shared activities.
an international organization based in Geneva that monitors and enforces rules governing global trade