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Human Geographies: Society and Culture

GEOG 1HA3 Lecture 3: GEOG 1HA3- Lecture 3

GEOG 1HA3 Monday January 14, 2019 Lecture 3 Introduction In order to communicate effectively about human geography, like any discipline, you need to speak the language: geographic literacy Recall: last class we talked abou...

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GEOG 1HA3
Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture 1: GEOG 1HA3- Week 1

GEOG 1HA3 Wednesday January 9, 2019 What is Geography? Geography: the study of patterns and processes on the earths surface Derived from: Geo (Greek) meaning earth Graphe (Greek) meaning to write about Geography: the study...

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GEOG 1HA3
Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Concentric Zone Model, Working Poor
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November 6 : LECTURE 17- URBAN AND URBAN STRUCTURE Recall: Understanding Cities Recall: We introduced cities as a form of settlement We also defined urban areas in relation to rural areas Can we develop a more precise defi...

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Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Cultural Assimilation, Minority Group, Acculturation
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th November 13 : LECTURE 19- URBAN LANDSCAPES Residential Segregation The spatial separation of population subgroups within the wider population Two key groups: Charter population the dominant (majority) group Minority gro...

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GEOG 1HA3
Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Geopolitics, Economic Globalization, North American Free Trade Agreement
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Lecture 21: Geopolitics State StabilityInstability Geopolitics The study of the importance of space in understanding international relations Several current important geopolitical dimensions: Consider: the Cold War and su...

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Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: 2015 Fifa Women'S World Cup
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th November 14 : LECTURE 20- NATIONS AND TERRITORIES Introduction Political units (i.e. countries): the basic division of the world Closely related to language, religion, etc. (i.e. culture) Why does the political map of t...

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GEOG 1HA3
Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Louis Wirth, Gemeinschaft And Gesellschaft, Plants And Animals
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st October 31 : LECTURE 16- URBAN FORMS OF SETTLEMENT Rural vs. Urban Is there something truly different about these types of settlement? Differ in terms of their culture, i.e. their way of life? Is the rural and urban way...

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GEOG 1HA3
Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Contour Line, Spatial Analysis, Compass Rose

find more resources at oneclass.com Geographic Tools: The Map; Social and Cultural Interpretations Map: a two-dimensional graphical representation of the world; a device used to i) communicate information and ii) ana...

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GEOG 1HA3
Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Topological Map

find more resources at oneclass.com Concepts: Space = areal extent 1. Absolute Space - Objective, physically real, with measurable extent and definable boundaries - Key for map-making, description and...

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GEOG 1HA3
Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Population Ageing
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LECTURE 8: THEORIES AND CONSEQUENCES OF POPULATION CHANGE Thomas Robert Malthus o An Essay on the Principle of Population o Malthus argument 1. The food supply increases in a linear fashion ...

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GEOG 1HA3
Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Map Projection, Cannibalism, Bet Her
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Lecture 4: Social and Cultural Interpretations Map: a two-dimensional graphical representation of the world; a device used to i) Communicate information (locations of cities and towns, borders of count...

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GEOG 1HA3
Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Catholic Church, Major Religious Groups, Secularism
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LECTURE 12: RELIGON Religion: is a set of beliefs (associated activities) that facilitates an appreciation and understanding of our place in the world and acts to unify all those that believe into a single community We can...

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GEOG 1HA3
Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture 11: LECTURE 11- LANGUAGE
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LECTURE 11: LANGUAGE Language: a fundamental way that we distinguish between cultural groups Language is a cultural variable: a learned behaviour Language is a useful tool to delimit groups and reigons Language and the sur...

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GEOG 1HA3
Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Health 2.0, Social Presence Theory
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LECTURE 5: GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE SYSTEMS Why is the science of where so important today? Focuses on important issues Consumption, Poverty, Disasters, Inequality, Food Security, Urbanization, Migration, Water, Poll...

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Michael Mercier
GEOG 1HA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Neolithic Revolution, Population Geography, Division Of Labour
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LECTURE 6: GLOBAL POPULATION-THE BIG PICTURE What is the current global population? o 7.5 Billion What is the most populous country? o China 1.4 Bills. India>??????? Canada is has very little people What are the most popul...

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Michael Mercier

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