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World Geog. Week 4

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World Geog. Week 4 AGRI 313

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Anatomy & Physiology of Domestic Animals
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This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Angela Notetaker on Wednesday February 17, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to AGRI 313 at Fort Hays State University taught by Dr. Keener in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 22 views. For similar materials see Anatomy & Physiology of Domestic Animals in Agricultural & Resource Econ at Fort Hays State University.

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Date Created: 02/17/16
Population and Settlement  First settlements were by rivers  With technology settlements have moved to where natural resources are Population Growth and Change  Arithmetic density - # of ppl per square unit of land area of a region country area  Physiologic density - # of ppl per square unit of arable land area of a region country area ◦ 10.5% arable land in world ▪ some is living, some is agriculture Population Pyramids  be able to interpret The Demographic Transition Global Migration and Settlement  Migration ◦ Cities ◦ Urbanized population ◦ Push versus pull factors ◦ Net migration rate Push/Pull Factors of Migration  Push ◦ Population Pressure ◦ Poor Infrastructure ◦ Inadequate Jobs ◦ Bad Education Chances ◦ Poor Health Care ◦ Ecological Problems ◦ Natural Disasters ◦ Social Compulsions  Pull ◦ Improvement in the Standard of Living ◦ Better Health Care & Availability of Service ◦ Varied Employment Opportunities ◦ Higher Wages ◦ Quality of Education ◦ No Social Compulsions ◦ Future Prospects Net Migration Rate  A statistic that indicates whether more people are entering or leaving a country.  Emigration: migration from a location  Immigration: migration to a location Culture in a Globalizing World  Culture ◦ Learned, not innate ◦ Behavior held in common by a group of ppl, empowering them w/ what is commonly called a “way of life” ◦ Culture is dynamic & always changing. It is a process, not a condition.  Abstract and material dimensions ◦ Values, religion, foods, clothing  3 components of culture: ◦ Beliefs ▪ from family, religion, science, ect.  Manifest in many way ◦ sacrifices, dances for the sun/rain/ ect. ◦ Institutions ▪ education, gov't religion ◦ Technology ▪ communtcation Culture is dynamic—always changing It is a process, not a condition Cultural Coherence and Diversity  Cultural collisions and hybridization ◦ Colonization ◦ Globalization ▪ bringing/taking things such as foods like wheat, sugar, potatoes, cinnamon, ect  Cultural imperialism ◦ Promotion of one cultural system at the expense of another  Cultural nationalism ◦ Protection and defense of a cultural system Cultural Hybridization  Ronald McDonald Wai'ing ◦ Wai'ing the greeting in thiland Patriotism & Cultural Nationalism  Patriotism: love for or devotion to one's country.  Cultural Nationalism: loyalty & devotion to a culture rather than just a nation.  “Nationalism is powerful where it is politically & economically most visible” ◦ Ex. the Scottish & the English, who share a language, are politically unified & share almost identical values & cultural references; yet Scottish nationalism is strong & independent of that of the English.  “American Language and Culture in Global Context  Language ◦ Fundamental to cultural cohesiveness and distinctiveness ◦ Families, branches, groups ◦ Dialects ◦ Lingua franca Religions  Islam ◦ Who's the new leader after Mohammad? ▪ Sunni – a devote follower ▪ Shiites – blood relative of Mohammad The Geography of World Religions  Universalizing religions ◦ Appeal to all peoples, regardless of location or culture ◦ Christianity ▪ > 2,000 yrs old ▪ 2.1 billion followers ◦ Islam ▪ About 1,300 yrs old ▪ 1.3 billion followers ◦ Buddhism ▪ 350-900 million followers  Ethnic religions ◦ Identified closely with a specific ethnic, tribal, or national group ◦ Judaism ▪ 3,500 yrs old ▪ 14 million followers ◦ Hinduism ▪ 90 million followers


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