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September 14, 2010 Spetses Alena Pistovčáková Urban geography and settlement
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September 14, 2010 Spetses Space is important in demography. It has long been recognised that where people live and work can be a relevant factor in helping explain demographic behaviour . However, unlike many of the other independent variables we employ – socioeconomic status, class, role and status of women, economic wellbeing, labour force engagement etc. – efforts to categorise location in censuses and surveys remains surprisingly crude.
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September 14, 2010 Spetses Spatial dimensions urbanness/ruralness of a point or area on the earth’s surface is only one of the spatial dimensions of human settlement which is of interest in the analysis and explanation of demographic processes
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September 14, 2010 Spetses there are at least two other aspects of human settlement systems: population density degree of accessibility/remoteness can exert an influence on demographic variables.
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September 14, 2010 Spetses Finally, it is argued that contemporary developments in the geocoding of census and survey data and in the technology and methodology of geographical information
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