Exploring Human Geography 2

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1. What is Hudsons main argument in The New Geography and The New Imperialism?

  • In the 1970's the modern form of 'New Geography' appeared to serve the interests of imperialism and colonialism in aspects of territorial, economic and militarism and the practice of race and class domination
  • In the 1770's the modern form of 'New Geography' appeared to serve the interests of imperialism and colonialism in aspects of territorial, economic and militarism and the practice of race and class domination
  • In the 1870's the modern form of 'New Geography' appeared to serve the interests of imperialism and colonialism in aspects of territorial, economic and militarism and the practice of race and class domination
  • In the 1570's the modern form of 'New Geography' appeared to serve the interests of imperialism and colonialism in aspects of territorial, economic and militarism and the practice of race and class domination
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2. Which is not a key idea of Paul's Approaches to medical geography?

  • Ethnomedicine medical pluralism
  • Geography of nutrition
  • Associate analyses
  • Geography of nutrition and heatlhcare
  • Disease ecology and mapping
  • Disease diffusion

3. Which is not a feature of Clark, Understanding Communities?

  • The strength of weak ties
  • Community
  • Social ties in a networked society
  • Eco-villages
  • Communities and social networks
  • Weakness of network approach
  • The small world hypothesis

4. What is Giggs main argument in The Distribution of Schizophrenics in Nottingham?

  • The intersection of medical geography and the US military
  • The distribution of schiz in Nott is highly localized, in terms of tot pop of patients- closely correlated with those for a whole set of unfavouraunfavourable life circumstances, notably low social status, high unemployment and low social cohesion
  • Mays- Introducing ‘western’ medical methods to Siam and Indochina was, he claimed, a way of ‘saving’ their populations from the perceived problems of indigenous medicine and ensuring the development of the nation in an acceptable fashion

5. What was the key concept of North's, Scaling Alternative economic practices?

  • In Argentina, the currency was not localised, and the range of goods and services available was so significant that it enabled millions to survive an acute financial crisis.
  • Informal international financial networks that supply credit or gifts directly and democratize development funding, such as the migrant remittances that rival the size of foreign direct investment in developing countries - steady growth
  • The growing number of local and complementary currencies that help people satisfy needs directly and constitute community differently

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