9.3 - Human Geography Urbanization: Population immigration...

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Human Geography Urbanization : Population immigration to urban areas; changes in urban (and rural) structure and form Migration: permanent movement of peoples specifically refers to people living outside country of birth Complications with definitions/statistics Seasonal workers Return migrants Illegal immigrants Diaspora: literal sense : dispersal or scattering of people from their original home; used to refer to a dispersed people Examples: -Jewish -African/Black Atlantic -Post-Katrina Broader sense: dispersed population connected by sense of belonging or cultural ties that cross- cut national boundaries and borders Examples: -Chinatown -Viet Village, New Orleans Borders/ Borderlands:
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Borderland - and area possessing characteristics of both neighboring regions, states and nations Economic Geography:   the study of the spatial distribution of wealth and economic systems of production (and consumption) Gross National Income: Gross Domestic Product (GDP):
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course GEOL 1001 taught by Professor Baksi during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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