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What is an absolute space?

What is an absolute space?

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School: University of Georgia
Department: Geography
Course: Human Geography
Professor: Amy ross
Term: Winter 2016
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Key Terms * Absolute Space Mathematical space described through

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Sense of Blace the feelings evoked among people as'

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thay .attatch to that place. Su n t - I can also refer to the characters of a place as seen by outsiders

ordinary landscape (or vernacular landscapelo every day Il landscapes that people create in the course of their lives Leveryday-material features built forms . . : .

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impart tw.drlarger publics : un srepresentations and synabolic meaning in * Topological space measured by the nature and | degree of connectivity between vocations (whether they I are linked, how they are linked, etc.). (metro system map) * Socio economic space + described in terms of sites We also discuss several other topics like Which flowers are used as natural dyes for cotton industry?

. and situations, routes, regions, and distribution patterns 1 spatial relationships are fixed through measures of time,

Cost, profit, production, and physical distanu. * Placeussness the eradication of distictine places and the making

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your subjective feelings based on your every day experiences - and sociat relations. com ama

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representations of locations that spring from people's

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F wealth flows francia producer classes to elite. Classes by faxes < brought about colomation and exchanization * colonization the physical settlement in a new territory to p ople from cut. colonizing staye

. -------- - In consequence of the law.ufos.menishing, neturn... -- e over time, as world empires_kept forming and trache was established

x capitalism emerged a forno. of economic and social .

.. Organization characterized by the profit motwe_and the . control of the means of production, distrabution, and

. exchange of goods_ by private ownership .. *_world- system interdependent system of countries linked

by telitical and economic competition ..s regions notret_absocked Into the world. Iteystem ? external areas ... * Imperialism the deliberate exercise_ militery power

and economic infivence by powerful states to advance . Land Seung their national materests.

com . _ colonialsm limouves the establishment and maintenance

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a separate and alien. Seulety ". . X Core regions those that donmath trade , control the most

advanced technology hame heen levels of product wity w/ diverse econonsy xperipheral regions -dependent and disadvantageous .--

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suppliers within conę tanthesle.g. Bananas sunt, be grown in Europe) > Neocolonialisma - economic and politicos strategies. by umuch

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extend their influence over other areas..or people * commodity chains. 7 networks. of labor and producation

proussess that m. Originath. In the extraction or production - of raw materials and worse end results is the delivery

and consumptions of a finished commodity , so * Globalization the increasing interconnectedness of differenti

- parts of the world through common processes of economic, .

environmentar, political, and cultural change . *. Spatial justice - to consider the distrabution of society's

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1. the number of people and some other unit expressed as a natio J*_crude Density, also called arithmetic density

I to the total number of people divided by the total land area

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- (ppy earning a living from farming) per unit of farmakle land . | A Health Density ration between the number of Physicians

to the total population - - . . . . * Demography - The study of the characteristics of

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population distrubution + where people are concentrated ; accessibility,

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Rey Terms -- . . - Mobility the ability to move from one place to another, T. A nergration long-distance move to a new location ----

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internatinais migratwn timone from one cantry to another . intendent migration moves that all within a country or region ...

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pull factors forces of attraction that influence ppl to move to a location ,* voluntary migration - mdanidiad chooses to move -- -

Xforced meatun migratwn, accurs against ones will lausn factors _int huenda * Refugees individuals who.crossnotunar borders. Seeking Safety_amed asylum in

internally_displaced persons (2013) hamber of indiuiduals who are....

uprateek within the boundaries of their own country oecause of conflicto * Guest workers - laborexs qiventemporary_visasti mark for limited time

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government to be .m. the country illegally... x transnational migrants ppl why set up homes and/or work . .

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ey Terms ... .-... Sustainable development seeks a balance among econome growth

! environmental impacts, and social_ equity...... ... Bio piracy commercial exploitation of biological materials, thay

is diumsmattery and patenting that material without compensating the peoples whose knowledge reveased the name of

them. ec.on-whos territory it. was discovered ---- & Nature → a soual creation as much as it is the physical chiverse

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- to environmental challenges like aridity_anel steep landscapes

1 Through Hannologies such as incigasion_anet Terracing and .. . organizing people to construct and maintain these systems. . . ---- Pontican Ciology Storesses that hinaen-enmronment relations

can be adequately understood only by relating patterns of ... resource, use to political and economie forces, particularly the . way that natinal states and capitalist_ecnome practices

can lead te, as well as exacerbaite, environmental degradation. -- bromantiusm philosophy that emphasized the interdependence. 1 of humans and nature. . .. . .. - . -. *Transcendentalism mystical and spiritual. Lire replaces a prmitwe

and Savage one ble the Spirit dominater. the flechu. ------- x conservation y holds that natural resources should be used

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prescribes. moral principles as guidance for our son treatment of nating purpose water

in * Eco feminisin hotas that patriaahy is.at. the center

of our priesent environmental malaise, aned, has promoved

the exploitation anel subordination, af. both. nomen and nature Deepi Ecology + Selfrealization (nungans - must learn to recognize

they are part of a nonhinan world) and biospherical

egalitarianism (all components. Of Earth deserve vespeet) . Environmental Justice this movement considers the pollution Of neighborhoods by factores, hazardous waste dumps, etc. to be the result of a structured anel institutionalized inequality

that is pervasine in both the capitalist: core and the

periphery. is, .. . * Ectheology-> addresses the current environmental crisis through

belief systems thests will. overcome the inadequuges :of

humanly created institutions. vawes, other creatures + Goel's Intent. X Anthropocene, Paul Crutzens term face our era- the.

amenti geological..era In Earth's history in which the extent..

Of.mt human actuities from agriculture to industrialization Leto urbanization have had far-reaching ehteetti ohutok ecosystems

A ELOSYS terorisme a community of ourferent species interacting

with each others and with the larger ennronment around the * Ecological Imperialism -- the introduction of exotiy plants and

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virgin. Soil Epidemics._* a population is susceptible to a dureart

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change in dimate assauated with hereasing levels of ... - CO2, metane, and other_trace grasses_ green borse gases ... .X Greenhouse Gases result from human activities such as the

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Global change the comaboncotim of politicalye.conomic, sociale |--hacturicult and enmanmerrat. problems with which timana t beings aeross Earth maste currently contende * Environmental detechnie na dorine holding that human.. . .....

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Review Chol X Humenn Geography recognizes interdependenca

* Place, region, landscapes' 4 sense of place, place lessness

the X GIS geographical information systems & know your map projections (focused on .in. X cognitive maps * Absolute space, topological, etc

. & cognithe distancar o friction of distancer & distance-decay function. .

Atine -space convergence ..Ch 2 & heart areas - min systems

* Internatural oriusjon.. of. labor y colonight.com., hevellonialisna (780-new) *. settler çovonialism · .. - * wond systems theory, tunenen development - & interdependhyr . .

* globalization .. Ch. 3 A demoqraphy,

tcensus limitations? - * poplatum distrahu tini VS. pop. composition

Pop' density . . . . . - e age - set pyramas. useful? * birth/ fertility rate... death /mortality rater

e migration vs. mobility." we different kinds of migrations nestunal, labor, vountary,forudsete

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biomass / hydropower I Review H Ch.4.& nature and society relatunshup . .. Tr . fenmonmental determinism

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* I PAT determines we pack -- core-penkberg relatuns.

& political ecology -- -- - conservatwo. Vs_preservation --------- --- - .-.. . .

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m d usealle.. -- -- -- .. --Xanthropocene f unthropogenue. Climate change -------- -..-.

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.. Spatial inequality --- _- the distrubutwn_and production of the world's energy regarles, and - - .consumption, are deeply spatially menen.. .

& Biomass total mass of organisms in a giren area of volume se populations of the periphery rely on bromass for energy needs i

prob tems! - wood. burning = aur pollution deforestations the permanent cleaning - - t--out and obestruction of forest, by fuerisood consumptum . --

- Hydropower dams. built to supply. hydropower have profond... . Le negative environmental impacts -- - --- - - -- --

- Land use environment dramatically affectedy.most dramatic is loss t of forest cover loss of diversity, destabilization of O2 and CO2.

cultivation expansim because not thereased demand desertifications. wetland Share - destructuri clearing of_grasslands... ------- & Water - core poplaturs have low water calts, periphery have high to costs y

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