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How does age affect perceptions

Life cycle

See things differently when you are young

2

How does gender affect perception

In different societies the roles of men and women have reflected in the way the two groups can move around
Male dominated society

3

Sexuality

Some paces acquire a meaning because that's where LGBT cluster

San Fran - election of LGBT councillors

4

Religion

Spiritual significance

Jerusalem
Lourdes

5

Roles

Roles influence perceptions of fear and insecurity

E.g. Gated communities

6

Globalisation

The increasing interconnectedness and interdependence of the world economically socially politically and culturally

7

Time space compression

Space is no longer the barrier it once was to communicate and movement of people goods and ideas

8

Characteristics of a place

Physical geog
Demography
Socio economic
Cultural
Political
Built characteristics

9

Quality of life

The extent to which people's needs and desires are met

10

Standard of living

The ability to access services and goods

11

Affect of globalisation

Global shift - relocation of manufacturing production at a global scale

Loss of employment in primary and secondary sectors - mine and factory closures in ACs

Swansea - regenerated

12

What characteristics make up a place

Physical
Demography
Socioeconomic
Cultural
Political
Built

13

What is space

Space exist between places and does not carry meaning

14

What is a place

Somewhere with an objective meaning or a subjective meaning

15

Ways of representing places
Informal

Television and film - soaps

16

Formal ways of representing place

Census

17

What is the cycle of deprivation

Poverty (low wages or unemployment) - poor living conditions - ill health - poor education - poor skills - poverty

18

Ways to measure social inequality

Income
Housing
Education
Healthcare
Employment

19

What factors influence the relative level of social inequality

Wealth
Housing
Health
Education
Access to services