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Spatial interaction the exchange of ideas, people, money and products among various places.
remittance sum of money sent by a migrant to his or her family back home.
under population measure that is difficult to pinpoint. occurs when a population size is below its crrying capacity and cannot sustain the economic developement it has reached.
transhumance form of pastoral nomadism in which eople herd their animals from higher altitudes, such as mountains, to lower places, such as pastures.
Thomas Malthus he predicted that the population growth rate would outpace the food supply and called for posotive checks on population growth to prevent( or reduce) negative checks.
step migration long migation that occurs as a journey of smaller steps from one place to another until the destination is reached.
2nd agricultural revolution coincided with the industrial revolution in england and a higher population growht rate, and saw the developement of improved sanitation, storage, and fertilization techniques, allowing for greater food output.
seasonal movement form of cyclic movement when a person moves temporarily because of a change in season.
space time compression reduction of the friction of distance and distance decay effects because of improved transportation and communication technology.
poplulation explosion exponential, unprecedented growth in human population size over the last 3 centuries.
replacement level fertility when the number of births equals the number of deaths. usualy reached at TFR between 2.1 and 2.5
pull factor factor that attracts a migrant to a region, such as good schools or nice weather
migration movement of a person across an administrative border. the move is intended to be permanent
rate of natural increase natural growth rate of a population which is CBR minus CDR expressed as a percentage
Place Desiarability degree of attractivness of a place to a migrant
graying population evidenced by a population pyramid showing a higher number of older, or elderly people in its projection than younger, working age people. the pyramid is top heavy.
one child policy restrictive, antinatalist policy in china that aimed at immediatley reducing chinas birth rate to replacement level and below
physiological density number of people per area of farmland
net migration occurs when the number of immigrants is larger than the number of emigrants
involuntary migration occurs when a migrant is forced to move because of abuse, war, or similar negative circumstances against their will
1st agricultural revolution occured 10,000 to 12,000 years ago when humans first developed the ability to remain in a settlement and domesticate crops and animals.led to the developement of cities
intervening obstacle barrier encountered on a journey that prevents or interferes with getting to the planned, final destruction
pandemic disease spread acutely over a large area or worldwide
infrastructure "backbone" of society, including communication, transportaion, and other such maintnence structures.
intervening obstacle barrier encountered on a journey that prevents or interferes with getting to the planned, final destruction
pandemic disease spread acutely over a large area or worldwide
infrastructure "backbone" of society, including communication, transportaion, and other such maintnence structures.
Created by: ihateschool on 2010-09-27



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