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What is place?

A location with a meaning to an individual/community at a subjective level.


What is homogenisation?

Global capitalism and multinational businesses create a feeling of placelessness because everywhere looks/feels the same.


What is place attachment and how is it created?

A sense of place gives attachment, it is constructed through the physical environment/cultural experiences/processes (like memory/emotions)


How do some communities develop a sense of place?

Nationalism: a loyalty to a nation or state


How do some places resist globalisation?

Through localism, which is expressed through protests.


What is space?

A location, coordinates on a map, doesn't have the full context of a place.


What is economic globalisation? And what is it accompanied by?

Process by which TNC's accelerate the movement of raw materials, labour and expertise across national borders. Made possible due to tech/transport advancements. Cultural/social globalisation affect how people see places.


What effect does next day delivery have on places?

It increases the view of consumers that places are interconnected, this gives a feeling of power over space and a perception of a shrinking world.


What is glocalisation?

Localism and globalisation, a product/service that is distributed globally but also accommodates local markets.


What is filtering?

Process by which high status groups are replaced by lower status groups over time.


What is gentrification?

Process by which middle-class moves into an area of working class/dereliction and change the social-economic geography.


What is industrialisation?

When an area changes from being mainly agricultural to one of industry (often linked to tech advancements)


What does AC stand for?

Advanced countries


What does EDCs stand for?

Emerging and developing countries


What does LIDCs stand for?

Low-income developing countries