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human geography study guide exam 1 sheet - Place - Places...

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Place - Places matter as they are the setting for all human processes, and thus influence our lives in several ways: the structuring of people’s daily lives the limiting or enabling of possible futures based on opportunities found in specific places the setting of the context in which knowledge is gathered and experiences transformed into shared knowledge Ethnocentrism – Your culture is most important than any other - Has lead to globalization each country (i.e. Spain) has had their moment of Ethnocentrism) Masculinism – Biast that men are the dominant sex -The world revolves around men (i.e. Mankind, Constitution mentions men, etc.) Environmental Determinism – Local environment determines your being. -Nature vs. Nurture, environment molds your being Imperialism - the creation and maintenance of an unequal economic, cultural and territorial relationship, usually between states and often in the form of an empire, based on domination and subordination ( the idea of preemptive geographic expansion
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