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chapter vocab 5

vocabulary for chapter 5

What is demography? The statistical study of human populations
What is population density? The average number of people living in a specific area
What is the number of births each year for every 1,000 people living in an area? birth rate
What is the number of deaths each year for every 1,000 people living in an area? death rate
What is the movement from one place to another? migration
Who are the people who leave a country to live somewhere else? emigrants
Who are the people who come to a new country? immigrants
What are push factors? the factors that cause people to leave a location
What are pull factors? the factors that attracts people to a location
What are people who are forced to leave their homes and cannot return? refugees
What is culture? all the features of a people's way of life
What are culture traits? The activities and behaviour people often take part in
What is a culture region? An area in which people have many shared culture traits
What is an ethnic group? a human population that shares a common culture or ancestry
What is Acculturation when an individual or group adopts some of the traits of another culture
What is Assimilation when an individual or group adopts all the traits of another culture
What happens when an innovation or idea spreads from one person or group to another and is adopted? Diffusion
What is globalization? The collaboration between countries
What is the adherence to the doctrines of a specific tradition? Traditionalism
what is fundamentalism? strict adherence to a set of ideas or specific principles
What is dialect? Geographical or social variety of speech
What is lingua franca? A language systematically used to make communication possible between people not sharing a mother language
What is Animist religion? A religion that believes there is no separation between the spiritual and human world, via natural world
What is a religion that consists of multiple gods Polytheism
What is a universalizing religion? a religion that attempts to operate on a global scale and appeal to all people
What is monotheism? A religion that believes in one God or the oneness of a God
What is a member of a religious group sent into an area to do evangelism or ministries of service A missionary
Where do Muslim people go to church? A mosque
What is the Hajj? The journey to Mecca Muslims must go on at least once in their lifetime.
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