EXAM 1 REVIEW - Shintoism Judaism Animism diffusion of...

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EXAM 1 REVIEW What is Geography? -geography: human, physical, human-environmental Geographic Analysis -observation, visualization, and analysis, GIS, GPS -location, distance, and space (absolute vs. relative) -friction of distance/distance decay -accessibility, spatial interaction and diffusion Why places matter -vernacular, symbolic, and derelict landscapes -sense of place -influence of places on people -interdependence of places -geographic scales -jobs in geography Globalization -formal/functional regions -core, periphery, and semiperiphery -colonialism, colonization, law of diminishing returns -industrialization of the core and influences on the periphery -neocolonialism, hegemony, imperialism, commercial imperialism, transnational corporations -fast vs. slow world; jihad vs. mc world -critiques of globalization Cultural Geography - culture, diaspora, cultural landscape -religion: Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism, Baha’I, Hinduism, Confucianism, Daoism,
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Unformatted text preview: Shintoism, Judaism, Animism; diffusion of religion-Hinduism and inequality, religion and communism, religion in the Middle East, religion in Ireland-language, origin and diffusion of English, British vs. American English, dialects, language-branches-territoriality, group and personal spaces, Meinig’s “powerful landscapes”-landscapes as text, types of spaces, modernity vs. postmodernity Population Geography-history and geography of population growth-baby boom-factors affecting population change, migration, population and suburbanization/urbanization-fertility rates, death rates, age structures, demographic transition model-Malthusian, Neo-Malthusian, and economic perspectives on population *This review sheet should be used only as a guide. There may be material on the exam that is not explicitly listed here. STUDY HARD AND GOOD LUCK!...
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