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The study of geography by visiting places and observing the people that live there and how they react with the changes there.
The expansion of economics, political and cultural processes to the point that they beome global in scale and impact.
The spatial analysis of the sturcture of the earth and its features; plants, animals, climate.....
sense of place
state of mind derived through the infusion of a place maybe by events that occured there.
the degree of direct linkage between one particular location and other locations in a transport network
a place expressed in degrees, longitude, latitude, north or south, the equator, and north, south, east, west
the regional position or situation of a place relative to the position of other places
collecting data through instruments that are distant from the area of object of study
geographic information system (gis)
a collection of computer hardware and software that permits spatial data to be collected
a region defined by the particular set of activities or interactions that occur within it
a region that only exists as a conceptualization or an idea and not as a physically demarcated entity
the process of discemination, teh spread of an idea or innovation from its source area to other places
the spread of an innovation or an idea through a population and the numbers of those influenced rapidly increase
an idea innovation spreads by first among the most connected places or peoples
a cultural adaptation is cheated as a result fo the introduction of a cultural trait from another place
teh regional positional or situation of a place relative to the position of other places
ways of seeing the world spatically that are used by geographers in answering research questions
teh view that the natural environment has a controlling influence over various aspects of human life including cultural development
arithmetic population density
the population of a country or region expressed as an average per unit area
multistage model based on western Europe's experience of change in population growth exhibited by the countries undergoing industrialization
structure of a population in terms of age, sex and other properties, education
infant mortality rate (IMR)
a figure that describes the number of babies that die within the first year of their lives in the population
child mortality rate
the number of children that die within their first to fifth years in a population
AIDS (aquired immune deficiency syndrome)
Immune system disease caused by the human immunodifficiency virus (HIV)
chronic (degenerative) diseases
generally long-lasting afflications now more common because of higher life expectations
expansive population policies
government policies that encourage large families and raise the rate of population growth
a daily routine where someone goes through a regular sequence of short moves within a local area
a seasonal periodic movement of pastorarists and their livestock between highland and lowland
up to 10 million people moved to new locations where they will spend tours of duty lasting up to several years
human movement within a nation-state, such as going westward and southward movements in the US
movement in which people relocate in response to perceived opportunity; not forced.
laws of migration
developed by British demographer Ernst Ravenstein, 5 laws that predict the flow of migrants
negative conditions and perceptions that induce people to leave their adobe and migrate to a new location
positive conditions and perceptions that effectively attact people to new locations from other areas
the effects of distance on interactions, generally greater the distance teh less interaction
migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to nearby village and later to a town and city
the presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites further away
types of push or pull factors that influence a migrant's decision to go where family or friends have already found success
pattern of migration that develops when migrants move along and through kinship links
phenomenon whereby differnt patterns of migraation build upon one another and creat a wave
island of development
place built up by a government or corporation to attract foreign investments and which has high paying jobs
people who have fled their country because of political persecution and seek asylum in another country
refugees who have crossed 1 or more international boundaries during their dislocation
people who have been displaced within their own countires and do not cross international borders as they flee
laws and regulations of a state designed specifically to control immigration into the state
established limits by governments on the number of immigrants who can enter a country each year
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