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Study Guide for Geog 1001 Exam 1 Format: Multiple Choice, T/F, and Matching Understand the meaning/definition of the following terms and be able to apply them to appropriate situations/places. Review examples cited in class. Tables: Understand high and lows for each category in the 2 tables Lecture Chapter 1 Pro-globalization Stance (6 examples) Logical expression of modern international capitalism New wealth with trickle down from rich to poor ( countries and individuals) Will spread benefits of new ideas and technologies Countries can produce goods best suited Need to attract capital from abroad will force countries to adopt sound economic policies World’s poor countries will catch up to rich ones Critics of Globalization (4 examples) Not “natural”; economic promoted by core countries results in inequalities between “haves” and “have not’s” Promotes free-market, export-oriented economies at expense of localized, sustainable economies “free market” economic model promoted for developing countries is not the one that western industrial countries used for their own development Encourages “bubble” economies A Middle Position (4 examples) Economic Globalization is Probably unavoidable Even anti- globalization is aided by internet “Make globalization work” by investing in education and maintaining social cohesion Can be managed
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Population Indicators—RNI, TFR, CBR, CDR, Young and Old Populations, Life Expectancy Rate of natural increase(RNI) o # of births minus number of deaths o World avg. is 1.2 percent/yr Crude birth rate (CBR) o The gross number of births divided by total population Total Fertility rate (TFR) o Average number of children borne by a statistically average woman; world TFR is 2.7, but ranges from 1.5 to 5.0 o TFR=2.1 population stable o TFR> 2.1 population growing o TFR< 2.1 population will decline Crude death rate (CDR) o The total number of deaths divided by the total population, producing a figure per 1,000 of the population; world CDR is 9 per 1,000 Young and old Populations o Percentage of population under age 15: global average is 30 percent, low 17 >>>> o >>>>> Life expectancy o Average number of years a person is expected to live The Demographic Transitions Model ( 5 Stages ) Stage 1 o High birth rate, high death rate; very slow growth, low RNI Stage 2 o Death rate falls dramatically, birth rate remains high; high RNI Stage 3 o Death rate remains low, birth rate drops; RNI slows Stage 4 o Death rate low, birth rates low; low RNI (as stage 1) Stage 5 o Population is shrinking; Deindustrialization {Germany} Population Pyramid- Migration Patterns—Push vs. Pull forces, Net Migration, Rural-to-Urban Migration Pull-forces – good conditions at a destination that cause people to immigrate to an area (economic opportunity, freedom, good climate)
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Push Forces- negative conditions in a person’s homeland that cause
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course GEOG 1001 taught by Professor Baksi during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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