Place

Place
A place is more than a location. It differs to the abstract meaning of space because places have meaning people. Space becomes place a we get to know it better.
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Locale
The place where something happens or is set. It can have particular events assosiated to it.
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Location
'Where' a place is. (Co-ordinates)
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Perception of a place
The way in which a place is viewed or regarded by people. Can be influenced by the media or experience.
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Place Making
Deliberate shaping of an environment to facilitate social interaction and improve a communities quality of life.
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Sense of Place
Refers to the subjective and emotional attachment people have to a place. People develop this through experience and knowledge of a particular area.
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Localism
A preference for one's own area or region, especially when this results in a limitation of outlook.
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Regionalism
Consciousness of, and loyalty to, a distinct region with a population that shares similarities.
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Nationalism
Loyalty and devotion to a nation which creates a sense of national consciousness. Patriotism could be considered and example of a sense of place.
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Insider
Perspective of someone who knows a place well. Is familiar with not only the topography but also its daily rhythm and events.
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Outsider
The perspective of someone who doesn't know a place well. May be marginalised in a community, such as homeless or perhaps minority groups.
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Topography
Shapr of the land/lay of the land. (Knows how things are)
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Marginalised
Being on the edge of society.
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Near&Far places
'The frictional effect of distance is a concept that states that place near to each other have greater interaction, where as those are further apart have less interaction.'
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Topophilia
Love of a place
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Topophobia
Fear of a place
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Experienced Places
An experienced place is somewhere you have been and know from experience.
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Media Places
Media places are places that we haven't experienced, instead we only know about them them through email.
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Endogenous factors
These are local, internal characteristics which create a place's identity. Characteristics of the place itself (internal).
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Exogenous factors
These are external influences of a places identity. They are caused by a places relationship with other places. Relationship of one place with other places (external).
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Globalisation
The process by which businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale.
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De-industrialisation
The reduction of industrial activity or capacity in a region or economy.
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Disporas
Movement of people from one place to another place.
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Counter urbanisation
Counter urbanisation is when large numbers of people move from urban areas into surrounding countryside or rural areas.
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The place where something happens or is set. It can have particular events assosiated to it.

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Locale

Card 3

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'Where' a place is. (Co-ordinates)

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Card 4

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The way in which a place is viewed or regarded by people. Can be influenced by the media or experience.

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Card 5

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Deliberate shaping of an environment to facilitate social interaction and improve a communities quality of life.

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