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Flashcards - Human Geography

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race
Race is the classification of humans into groups based on physical traits, ancestry, genetics or social relations, or the relations between them
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mortality rate
Mortality rate, or death rate, is a measure of the number of deaths in a particular population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time
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sphere
A sphere is a perfectly round geometrical object in three-dimensional space that is the surface of a completely round ball,
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regions
In geography, regions are areas broadly divided by physical characteristics , human impact characteristics , and the interaction of humanity and the environment
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Geography
Geography is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth
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Geography
Geography is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth
regions
In geography, regions are areas broadly divided by physical characteristics , human impact characteristics , and the interaction of humanity and the environment
sphere
A sphere is a perfectly round geometrical object in three-dimensional space that is the surface of a completely round ball,
mortality rate
Mortality rate, or death rate, is a measure of the number of deaths in a particular population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time
race
Race is the classification of humans into groups based on physical traits, ancestry, genetics or social relations, or the relations between them
infant mortality rate
Infant mortality refers to deaths of young children, typically those less than one year of age
life expectancy
Life expectancy is a statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of their birth, their current age and other demographic factors including sex
Human migration
Human migration is the movement by people from one place to another with the intentions of settling, permanently in the new location
world systems theory
World-systems theory , a multidisciplinary, macro-scale approach to world history and social change, emphasizes the world-system as the primary unit of social analysis
forced migration
Forced migration is the coerced movement of a person or persons away from their home or home region
Thomas Robert Malthus

The Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus FRS (1766-1834) was an English cleric and scholar, influential in the fields of political economy and demography. He argued that increases in population would eventually result in social chaos and predicted that the human population would continue to increase exponentially until the situation was out of control.

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