Ch 4 and 5 HUMAN GEO

Card Set Information

Author:
Skabani
ID:
85550
Filename:
Ch 4 and 5 HUMAN GEO
Updated:
2011-05-12 21:48:02
Tags:
notecarsds
Folders:

Description:
human geo
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Skabani on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Adoption of cultural traits by one group under influence of another
    Acculturation
  2. World is seen as being infused with spiritual
    Animism
  3. Pidgin language That becomes primary language
    Creole
  4. Group of traits that define a particular culture
    Cultural complex
  5. Subfield of human geo that looks at how cultures vary over space
    Cultural geography
  6. Locations on earths surface where specific cultures first arose
    Cultural hearth
  7. Dominance of one culture over another
    Cultural imperialism
  8. Specific customs of everyday life
    Cultural traits
  9. Distinct versions of a single language that varies from parent form
    Dialect
  10. Come from ethnic background but live in different regions outside of the home of their ethnicity
    Diaspora
  11. Proportion of earth inhabited by humans
    Ecumene
  12. Cultural traits are formed by environment conditions
    Environmental determinism
  13. Constructed international language- creates universal mean of communication
    Esperanto
  14. Remove all people of a particular ethnicity from a country
    Ethnic cleansing
  15. Effort made to spread a belief system
    Evangelical religions
  16. Strict adherence to a particular doctrine
    Fundamentalism
  17. Language family- Germanic and romance- 50% of the world speak theseg
    Indo european family
  18. Lingua Franca
    Two language combined for quick communication
  19. Person of a particular faith that travels to recruit new members
    Missionary
  20. Developed when two groups with different languages meet
    Pidgin
  21. A multilingual state
    Polygot
  22. One person taking role of preist counselor physician
    Shaman
  23. Chinese Burmese tibetan Japanese korean
    Sino-tibetan family
  24. Traditions that borrow from both past and present
    Syncretic
  25. Expansion of cultural traits Through diffusion adoption and other related processes
    Transculturation
  26. Country whose population possesses cultural homogeneity and unity
    Nation state
  27. Allows opening of borders between canada us and Mexico
    Nafta
  28. International organization joined for military purposes
    Nato
  29. Boundry line made before area is populated
    antecedent boundaries
  30. contenious political process- state may break into smaller countries
  31. balkanization
  32. relatively small country sandwiched between 2 larger powers
    buffer state
  33. forces that divide a country
    centrifugal force
  34. forces that unite a country together
    centripetal forces
  35. expasnsion of an empire
    colonialism
  36. circular- equal from center outward in all directions
    compact state
  37. international organization that brings autonomous states together
    confederation
  38. political destabilization leading to neighboring countries and starting a chain of collapse
    domino theory
  39. relatively homogenous region surrounded by larger/different group or region
    enclave
  40. part of a state seperated from it by the territory of a diff state
    exclave
  41. state that is in separated parts
    fragment state
  42. political boundries defined by straight lines
    geometric boundary
  43. study of inter[lay between political relations and territorial context
    geopolitics
  44. designation of voting districts so as to favor a particular political party or candidate
    gerrymandering
  45. any political power nased in heart of eeurasia can havee enough strength to eventually dominate the world
    heartland theory
  46. perpetuation of colonial empire after it is no longer politically sovereign
    imperialism
  47. state that is comleteyl surrounded by others; no accessibility to trade routes
    landlocked state
  48. international organization whose member countries produce and export oil
    OPEC
  49. State that surrounds another state completely
    perforated state
  50. eolingated land leading awat from main territory
    prorupted state
  51. process of a reallocation of electoral seats to defined territories
    reapportionment
  52. drawing of new boundaries because of new population
    redistricting
  53. old political boundaries that don't exist but have a mark left for local culture/environmental geo
    relic boundaries
  54. domination oif ithe coastal fringes of eurasia would provide the base for world conquest
    rimland theory
  55. supreme. independent political power
    sovereignty
  56. Boundary line made after area is allready settled- considering social and cultural characteristics of the area
  57. subsequent boundaries
  58. boundary line drawn in an area ignoring existing cultural pattern
    superimposed boundaries
  59. organization of 3+ states to promote shared objectives
    supranational arganization
  60. organization distributing political power in units of land
    territorial organization
  61. state whose gov is under a group of religious leaders
    theocracy
  62. state governed as a unit w/ no divisions
    unitary state
  63. Global organization made at the end of WWII to foster international security and cooperation
    united nations

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview