Exploring Human Geography 2

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1. Which is not an inventory of globally local activities to convery something of their magnitude and effectively in Gibson and Graham's Drivers economies: performative practices for other worlds?

  • The growing number of local and complementary currencies that help people satisfy needs directly and constitute community differently
  • To keep wealth local, very few designs of complementary currency actively facilitate the transfer of value out of a locality
  • The social economy (Third Sector) made up of cooperatives, mutual societies, voluntary organizations, foundations, social enterprises, and many non-profits that put social objectives above business objectives
  • Movements that place care of the environment, landscapes and ways of life at the center of economic activity
  • Enterprises like consumer, producer and worker cooperatives that are organized around an ethic of solidarity and that distribute their economic surplus to their members and the wider community
  • Practices that are centred upon care of others and the provision of material wellbeing directly
  • 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
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2. Which is not a feature of Clark, Understanding Communities?

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

3. Which is not a term of Goss' Consumption Geography?

  • Commodity fetishism is used by Marx to describe our failure to see that the value of commodities lies not in their inherent nature but in the human labour they embody.
  • Oxford dictionary describe it was something useful that can be turned into commercial advantages
  • Landscapes of consumption: under conditions of modernity, a nostalgic narrative tells of progressive alienation from the natural world and our true nature
  • Contradictions of consumption: the term consumption was partly rehabilitated in the 18thC political economy, from which it got its neutral meaning as the utilization of products of human labour.
  • The object of our desires: the progressive expansion of world trade and the intensification of industrial production in the 16th C which was seen as the early era of globalisation

4. What is Holloways key idea in Make believe: spiritual practice, embodiment and sacred places?

  • Profane spatialities and temporalities are reconfigured into sacred topologies and how these seekers realise spiritual enlightenment through a reinhabited appropriation or articulation of the world
  • There is evidence of two main discourses about the masculinities of young Muslim men – one that emphasizes patriarchy and aggression, the other effeminacy and academicism – and together they offer polarized perspectives of young Muslim men's masculin

5. Which is not a feature of Smallman-Raynor and Cliffs The gographical Spread of Cholera in the Crimean War?

  • 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
  • Geographical examination of the diffusion of the first cholera wave 1850 in the encampments of the British Army during the Bulgarian and Crimean War. Epidemiological hazard exacerbated by overcrowding, inadequate drainage, poor water supplies
  • 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


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