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Flashcards in Nature and Importance of Place Deck (23):
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Place

Location with meaning

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Placelessness

Loss of uniqueness of a place in the cultural landscape

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Location

Where a place is on a map- latitude and longitude

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Locale

Where everyday life activities occur- churches, offices, parks

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Sense of Place

Subjective and emotional attachment to a place

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What are the 3 main aspects of a place?

Location (physical and human characteristics)
Locale
Sense of place

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What are the 3 main parts to the importance of a place to someone?

Identity
Belonging
Well-Being

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Insider

People who live in a place

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Outsider

People who visit a place
(Sense of place often more abstract)

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Near Place

Local area where people live, work and places they visit regularly

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Far Place

Global in scale and include both physical and virtual places

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Experienced Places

Place we know and have visited

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Media Places

Places people have read about or have seen on a film

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Private Place

Places we are experienced with and which we form attachments with

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Public Place

Places which are connected with national history, art, or state power

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Field of Care

Bond between people and place or setting

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Endogenous Factors

Characteristics of a place or the factors that have originated internally

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Exogenous Factors

Relationship of one place with other places, and the external factors which effect this

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Endogenous Factors Examples (6)

Location
Topography- impacts land use
Natural resources- industries
Demographic
Soil type
History

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Exogenous Factors Examples (5)

Flows of Investment
Government funding
Flows of people- gentrification, tourism, migration
Globalisation
Flows of resources

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What type of places are people more likely to feel like insiders in?

Near Places

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3 main ways globalisation has impacted on place?

Global companies- placelessness
Internet- people very experienced with media places
Transport- far places relatively quick to get to, go more frequently

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In the past, places have mainly been influenced by ______ factors

Endogenous