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What is space?

A location with no meaning, no locale just location

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What is place?

A location with meaning

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What is outsider perspective?

The perspective of people who visit a place, sense of place more vague and abstract, view more about discovering a personal view of the location and draw fro experiences of other places to understand observations.

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What is topophillia?

A strong attachment to a place

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What is topophobia?

A sense of dread or adverse reaction to a place, fear

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What are endogenous factors?

Internal factors that occur entirely within a particular place, to do with its local geography

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What are exogenous factors?

External forces that occur entirely outside a particular place, based on relationships with other places

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What is location?

Where a place is on a map, its latitude and longditude, coordinates

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What is locale?

A place where something happens or is set, or that has particular events associated with it.

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What is sense of place?

A subjective and emotional attachment to a place, a meaning

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What is Gesellschaft?

Social relations based on impersonal ties, such as duty to a society or organisation.

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What is Gemeinschaft?

Social relations between individuals, based on close personal and family ties; community.

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What is placelessness?

The idea that a particular landscape, eg an airport terminal could be anywhere as it lack uniqueness

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What is freehold?

Outright ownership of a property and the land on which it stands

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What is private space?

Places which are experienced and with which people have specific attachments

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What is public space?

Places which are connected to natural history, art or state of power

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What is urban-rural continuum?

The merging of town and country, a term used in recognition of the fact that in general there is rarely, either physically or socially, a sharp division, a clearly marked boundary between the two

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What is counterurbanisation?

The movement of people out of a city and into the rural areas surrounding it

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What is a suburbanised village?

Dormitory or commuter villages/towns with a residential population who sleep in the village/town but who travel to work in the nearby large urban area.

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What is homogenisation of landscape?

The process whereby different landscapes in a country increasingly resemble those found in other countries because similar processes of change are at work.

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How is mount Snowden a special place?

More than 360,000 people make the three hour climb to the summit each year, a memorable event as many people spend time looking out over the spectacular landscape

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What is the tourist gaze?

Organised by business entrepreneurs and governments, consumed by the public, it is true of cultural sites and adventure tourism

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How are tourists sites consumed differently by each individual person?

Everyone's senses are attuned differently, based on prior experiences, religious beliefs, moral code, family history, ethnicity and education

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How can people's perceptions of a place cause conflict?

People can feel very differently about the same place, such as Ground Zero in New York, people experience very contrasting emotions

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What can importance of place be split into?

Wellbeing
Belonging
Identity

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How can ethnic minorities become excluded from rural places?

Not an area they are familiar with
Different landscape to the urban areas they know
Not like their country of origin
Not surrounded by other migrants

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What percentage of visitors to the UK's national parks are BME?

1%

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What are some endogenous factors?

Topography
Land usage
Physical geography
Infrastructure
Demographics
Built environment
Location
Economic characteristics

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What is a dialect?

A particular form of a language which is peculiar to a specific region or social group.

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What is an accent?

The way in which people in a particular area, country or social group pronounce words