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Ch.2 Geography Vocab
|picking up characteristics of a culture, but not the culture itself.
|a political feature that is defined by treaty, war, etc...
|when a person absorbs a culture other than their own.
|where money, prices, and incomes are determined by the government.
|goods, services, and labour activities in an economy. Does not include child bearing, family care work, or other activities like so.
|a society where all property is publicly owned and each person works and is payed according to their abilities.
|a symbol that represents culture.
|the process of culture gaining ideas, technology, and products.
|any trait of human activity acquired in social life.
|ideas or customs of a social society.
|A system of government governed by the peoples elected representatives.
|data related to population and growth within it.
|a nation with a highly developed economy.
|a nation that does not have a fully developed economy.
|when a language is changed from the original language, by pronunciation or other factors.
|a government that is ruled by one person.
|the spread of ideas, goods, disease, etc, from one place to another.
|belong to a certain social group
|evaluation of other cultures based on their values or standards.
|average number of children that would be born to a women in a lifetime.
|interaction ans integration of people, companies and governments of different nations.
|gross domestic product
|value of goods and services produced in one year by a country.
|infant mortality rate
|number of deaths in children less than one year of age per 1000 live births.
|the basic physical structures needed for the operation of a society.
|adapting an existing item to meet a new purpose.
|an economy in which desicions regarding investment, production, and distribution are based on supply and demand, and prices are based on a free price system.
|the movement from one place in the world to another.
|an economic system providing public and free enterprise.
|a government governed by a sovereign head of state.
|patriotic feelings or effort.
|a boundary made of physical features.
|per capita income
|the mean money income received in the past 12 months computed for every man, woman, and child in a geographic area.
|how densely populated an area is.
|factors that make a person move from one country to another.
|quality of life
|standard of happiness, health, and comfort in a group.
|economic activity involving the collection, processing, and distribution of information.
|rate of natural increase
|a natural increase is a population increase due to more births and less mortality.
|people who are forced out of their country with no place to go.
|economic activity involving the conversion of raw material into a product.
|standard of living
|the standard of living is the amount of goods and services produced and available to purchase by a person, family, group, or nation.
|subsistence agriculture is a traditional method of farming that relies less on modern technology and chemicals and more on hand tools and knowledge passed from one generation to the next.
|an outlying district of a city, especially a residential one.
|economic activity involving providing services such as banking or retail.
|economic system in which traditions, customs, and beliefs shape the goods and the services the economy produces.
|an increase in population in cities.
|people who are afraid of people from other countries.
|an official count or survey of a population, typically recording various details of individuals.
|crude birth rate
|number of live births occurring among the population of a given geographical area during a given year.
|crude death rate
|number of deaths occurring among the population of a given geographical area during a given year.
|ransition from high birth and death rates to low birth and death rates as a country develops.
|the study of population patterns.
|the transition to new manufacturing processes.
|the average period that a person may expect to live.
|advance in medical knowledge, resulting in major improvements in managing a particular group of diseases.
|a condition by which the population density enlarges to a limit that provokes the environmental deterioration.
|an outbreak of a worldwide disease.
|the number of people per unit area of land.
|graphical illustration that shows the distribution of various age groups in a population.
|the ratio of males to females in a population.
|zero population growth
|the maintenance of a population at a constant level by limiting the number of live births to only what is needed to replace the existing population.
|when cultures become more alike.
|when a culture group disassociates from another.
|creating something new