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Globalization A force or process that involves the entire world and results in making something worldwide in scope
Transnational corporation Conducts research, operates factories, and sells products in many countries, not just where its headquarters and principal shareholders are located
Immanuel Kant compared geography's concern for space to history's concern for time
The arrangement of a feature in space is known as _______ distribution
The frequency with which something occurs in space is ________ density
Arithmetic density is the total number of objects in an area
T o F: High population density is related to poverty FALSE
Physiological density the number of persons per unit of area suitable for agriculture
Agricultural density the number of farmers per unit area of farmland
The extent of a feature's spread over space is its __________ concentration
pattern the geometric arrangement of objects in space
space-time compression describes the reduction in the time it takes for something to reach another place
diffusion the process by which a characteristic spreads across space from one place to another over time
the place from which an innovation orginates is called ________ a hearth
the spread of an idea through physical movement of people from one place to another is termed ________ relocation diffusion
the spread of a feature from one place to another in a snowballing process is ______ expansion diffusion
hierarchical diffusion the spread of an idea from persons or nodes of authority or power to spread to other persons or places
contagious diffusion the rapid, widespread diffusion of a characteristic throughout the population
stimulus diffusion the spread of anunderlying principle, even though a characteristic itself apparently failes to diffuse
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