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Place

The web of characteristics, flows and perceptions that are all attached to a specific location.

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What aspects make up a 'place'?

  • Location
  • Physical characteristics
  • Human characteristics
  • Flows 
  • Sense of place

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What aspects of a place are constantly changing?

Everything apart from location

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Location

'Where' a place is, eg. coordinates

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Locale

Takes into account the effect that people have on their setting.

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Sense of place

Refers to the subjective and emotional attachment people have to a place.

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Localism

An affection for or an emotional ownership of a particular place.

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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.

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Insider perspective

Someone who is familiar with a place and feels welcome there.

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Outsider perspective

Someone who feels unwelcome or excluded from a place.

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Give examples of factors that can make a person feel like an insider or outsider:

Age, sexuality, gender

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Experienced places

Places people have spent time in which has created a sense of 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 the media.

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Near places

Geographically close to where a person lives

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Far places

Geographically distant from where a person lives

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Where are people more likely to feel like insiders?

In near places, as they are more likely to have experienced them and feel more comfortable in them.

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How has globalisation affected people's experience of geographical distance?

  • Travel tech improvements = far places are quicker to get to and can be experienced more easily and frequently.
  • ICT improvements = increased familiarity with media places.
  • Internet = people can remain close with people + activities in far places.

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Placelessness

Idea that globalisation is making distant places look and feel the same.

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The web of characteristics, flows and perceptions that are all attached to a specific location.

Place

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'Where' a place is, eg. coordinates

Location

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Takes into account the effect that people have on their setting.

Locale

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Refers to the subjective and emotional attachment people have to a place.

Sense of place

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An affection for or an emotional ownership of a particular place.

Localism

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Consciousness of and loyalty to a distinct region with a population that shares similarities.

Regionalism

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Loyalty and devotion to a nation which creates a sense of national consciousness.

Nationalism

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Someone who is familiar with a place and feels welcome there.

Insider perspective

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Someone who feels unwelcome or excluded from a place.

Outsider perspective

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Places people have spent time in which has created a sense of place.

Experienced places

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Places that people have not been to, but have created a sense of place for through their depiction in the media.

Media places