chapter 6 and 9

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chapter 6 and 9
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  1. the everyday landscapes that people create in the course of their lives
    ordinary landscapes(vernacular landscapes)
  2. representations of particular values or aspirations that the builders and financiers of those landscapes want to impact to a larger public
    symbolic landscapes
  3. landscapes that have experienced abandonment, misuse, disinvestment, or vandalism
    derelict landscapes
  4. places the individual especially individual values, meanings systems, intentions, and conscious acts at the centre of analysis
    humanistic approach
  5. the idea that landscapes can be read and written by groups and individuals
    landscapes as text
  6. culturally determined standard of beauty and good taste
  7. a landscape design inspired by 18th century landscape painters in the Romantic tradition
  8. a landscape so impressive that it inspires awe or wonder
  9. the persistent attachment of individuals or peoples to specific location or territory
  10. the scientific study of the formation and evolution of human customs and beliefs
  11. the study of the social and cultural meaning that people give to personal space
  12. feeling evoked among people as a result of the experiences and memories that they associate with a place and the symbolism they attach to it
    sense of place
  13. the emotions and meanings associated with particular places that have become significant to individuals
  14. the practice of writing and reading signs
  15. a forward -looking view of the world that emphasizes reason, scientific rationality, creativity, novelty, and progress
  16. a view of the world that emphasizes an openness to a range of perspectives in social inquiry, artistic expression, and political empowerment
  17. an intellectual and aesthetic openness toward divergent experiences, images, and products from different cultures
  18. the state's power to control space or territory and shape the foreign policy of individual states and international political relations
  19. the delimited area over which a state exercises control and that is recognized by other states
  20. a group of people often sharing common elements of culture such as religion or language or a history or political idenity
  21. an ideal from consisting of homogenous group of people or a history or political identity
  22. the exercise of state power over people and territory recognized by other states and codified by international law
  23. an 18th century european movement that sought to replace ideas of authority or explanation drawn from God with those that individual humans could establish through their own reasons
  24. forces that integrate the state
    centripetal force
  25. forces that can lead to the disintegration of the state
    centrifugal forces
  26. a group of people who believe that hey share a common bond and thus are part of the same nation
  27. a group made up of emigrants from a particular homeland who maintain their cultural, political, and economic ties with each other, despite having been dispersed across many countries
    diasporic community
  28. international communities of peoples across international boundaries
    transnational communities
  29. the difference made between the colonizing states of the Northern Hemisphere and the formerly colonized states of the Southern Hemisphere
    North-South divide
  30. the acquisition of control by colonized peoples over their own territory
  31. communist and noncommunist countries, respectively
    East- West Divide
  32. the belief that if one country in a region chose or was forced to accept a communist political and economic system, then neighbouring countries would be irresistibly susceptible to falling to communism
    domino theory
  33. a group that includes two or more states seeking political or economic cooperation with each other
    international orgainzation
  34. collections of individual states with a common goal that may be economic and/ or political in nature; such organizations diminish, to some extent individual state sovereignty in favour of the group interests of the membership
    supernational organizations
  35. the right of a group with a distinctive politico-territorial identity to determine its own destiny, at least in part, through the control of its own territory
    self -determination
  36. a feeling of collective identity based on a population's politico-territorial identification within a state or across state boundaries
  37. a system in which public politics and officials are directly chosen by popular vote
    democratic rule
  38. a system of government formally structured by area, not by social groups
    territorial orgaization
  39. a form of government in which power is concentrated in the central governmnet
    unitary state
  40. a grouping of independent jurisdictions such as provinces into larger unit that is given separate powers
  41. a form of government in which powers are divided between the federal government and smaller units of government such as provinces with in a country
    federal state
  42. the process of allocating electoral seats to geographical areas
  43. the defining and redefining of territorial district boundaries
  44. the practice of redistricting for partisan purposes
  45. a scarcity of renewable natural resources that if not addressed by technological, social , or economic means , may cause social disruption or violent conflict
    environmental scarcity