Changing Places Definitions

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Place
Made up of its location, physical and human characteristics, flows and a sense of place.
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Sense of Place
The subjective feelings associated with a place.
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Insider
Someone who is familiar with a place and who feels welcome in that place.
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Outsider
Someone who feels excluded from a place and feels that they do not belong there.
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Experienced Places
Places that people have spent time in. When a person visits or lives in a place, their experiences shape their sense of that place.
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Media Places
Places that people have not been to, but have created a sense of place for through their depiction in media.
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Near Places
Places geographically near to where a person lives.
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Far Places
Places geographically distant from where a person lives.
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Globalisation
The process of the world's economies, political systems and cultures becoming more closely integrated.
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Placelessness
Term used by geographers to describe how globalisation is making distant places look and feel the same.
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Endogenous
Internal factors which shape a place's character, e.g physical factors such as location and topography, or human factors such as demographic and land use.
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Exogenous
External factors which shape a place's character, including the relationship to other places and the flows in and out of a place e.g. people, money, ideas and resources.
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Deindustrialisation
Process of manufacturing industries declining in wealthier countries.
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Gentrification
Process where wealthy people move into run-down areas and improve the housing.
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Representation of place
How individuals, or organisations such as businesses or councils, portray places they know about to others.
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Place Marketing
How places are 'sold' to the people who will potentially visit, move to the area or invest money there.
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Reimaging
Changing existing negative perceptions of places into positive ones.
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Rebranding
Giving a place new identity that is appealing to people and investors, which is achieved through reimaging, place marketing and regeneration schemes.
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Quantitative
Numerical data and statistical analyses which is objective such as tables, graphs and statistics.
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Qualitative
Descriptive and creative forms which are not objective, and instead have opinions running through them such as photography and poetry.
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The subjective feelings associated with a place.

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Sense of Place

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Someone who is familiar with a place and who feels welcome in that place.

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Someone who feels excluded from a place and feels that they do not belong there.

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Places that people have spent time in. When a person visits or lives in a place, their experiences shape their sense of that place.

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