Unformatted text preview: GEOG 1113 Exam 1 Study Guide Chapter 1: What is Human Geography? What elements comprise culture? (p. 5) What is environmental determinism? (p. 5, 8) What is possibilism? (p. 8‐9) Who is Carl Sauer? Why is he important to cultural geography? (p. 9) What are the different types of regions? (p. 10‐11; Fig. 1.5) • Know examples from the textbook and class What are the components of spatial perspective? (p. 14‐15; Fig. 1.9) What is spatial diffusion? What are the types? (p. 16‐17; Fig. 1.10) • Know examples of each type What are the elements of spatial interaction? (p. 17‐18) • How does spatial interaction affect globalization? What is distance decay? Who played a key role in its discussion? (p. 18, 20; Fig. 1.13) What are the impacts of time‐space convergence? (p. 20) What is geographic scale? (p. 20‐22) What is geoslavery? (p. 26; Fig. 1.16) Chapter 2: Globalization and Cultural Geography What factors encouraged globalization? (p. 36) When did the term globalization gain popularity? (p. 36) What is a multinational corporation? (p. 37, 40) The growth of Walmart represents what type of spatial diffusion? (p. 40‐44; Fig. 2.4) What are the three theses of globalization? (p. 42‐44; Fig. 2.5, 2.6, 2.7) • What terms have grown from the theses? EX: Americanization, neolocalism, etc. • What is the “geography of nowhere” and who introduced the term? (p. 42) • What is “placelessness” and who introduced the term? (p. 42) What is commodification? What is its role within cultural geography? (p. 45‐48) What is the heritage industry? (p. 48) Where are most of the world’s UNESCO world heritage sites? (p. 49; Fig. 2.11) What are the criticisms of the World Heritage List? (p. 49‐50) What is local knowledge? (p. 51) What is the contrast between traditional and allopathic medicine? (p. 51‐54) What is vernacular architecture? (p. 55, 58‐59; Fig. 2.14) • What is mystical ecology? • What is feng shui? Page 1 of 2 Chapter 3: Population and Migration What is geodemography? What are its components? (p. 66) What are the different measures of population density? (p. 66‐67) • What are the differences between the measurements? What is the relationship between replacement level and total fertility rate? (p. 67) How have countries promoted or discouraged population growth? (p. 67, 70‐71; Fig. 3.4) • What are notable examples? • What is the role of China’s one‐child policy? Know the four primary types of population pyramids (p. 73‐75; Fig. 3.6) What are age dependents? (p. 75) What is the demographic transition model? (p. 77‐78; Fig. 3.9) • What change is associated with the demographic transition model? (p. 78; Fig. 3.10) What are the differences between forced and voluntary migration? (p. 81) What are Ravenstein’s Laws of Migration? (p. 81‐82) What are the push and pull factors of migration? (p. 82) What are the key patterns of global migration? (p. 82‐91) • Know superlatives EX: What region supplies most of the world’s immigrants? EX: What nations are the top migration destinations? • Know the highlights discussed in class EX: What is the primary migration pattern in Africa? EX: What events made Europe a major destination starting in the 1960s? What is transnationalism? (p. 85) The list is NOT 100% inclusive of everything that may be on the exam, but it gives you an excellent foundation for your studies. Review your lecture notes and any bold words in the textbook. If you have questions about the exam, please post a comment in the “Discussions” tab of D2L. Please do not e‐mail me with questions, instead post them to D2L so the entire class may benefit. I will respond to your post in a timely manner, but I am also available during office hours if you prefer face‐to‐face interaction. Page 2 of 2 ...
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