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Unformatted text preview: • Friction of distance ◦ Distance inhibits human efforts because of costs associated with time and effort Spatial Interaction • Movements and flows of human activity 1) Complementarity 2) Transferability 3) Intervening Opportunity 4) Spatial Diffusion 1. Function of probability of physical contact modified by individual resistance • Nonknowers – Knowers but Nonadopters - Adopters Regional Analysis 1) Regionalization 2) Landscape 3) Sense of Place Regions 1) Formal 1. High degree of homogeneity for particular traits: language, race/ethnicity, culture 2) Functional 1. Variability of traits, but overall coherence to structure: political, economic, social Landscapes 1) Vernacular 1. everyday, mundane lived-in landscapes 2) Symbolic 1. representation of values, inspiration, imagined community...
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