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The statistical study of human population

demography

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The number of live births each year for everyone thousand people living in an area

birthrate

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total number of deaths each year for everyone thousand people in a place

death rate

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factors causing people to leave a location

push factors

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factors attracting people to a new location

pull factors

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The process of moving from one place to live in another

migration

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all of the features of the peoples way of life

culture

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human populations that share a common culture or ancestry

ethnic groups

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an area in which people have many shared culture traits

culture region

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process in which an individual or group adopt some of the traits of another culture

acculturation

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A process occurring when an idea or innovation spreads from one person or group to another and is adopted

diffusion

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The process in which connections around the world increase and cultures become more like

globalization

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following long time practices and opposing many modern technologies and ideas

traditionalism

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movement in which people believe and strictly following certain principles or teachings

fundamentalism

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religions found among people of one ethnic group and that generally have not spreading to other cultures

ethnic religions

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religions in which people believe in the presence of spirits and forces of nature

animist religions

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religions that seek followers all over the world

universalizing religions

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an economic system in which people for choose freely what to sell and buy

market economy

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System that lets competition among businesses determine the price of products

free enterprise

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an economic system in which businesses industries and resources are privately owned

capitalism

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an economy system in which the government decides what to produce where to make it and what price to charge

command economy

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on economic and political system in which the government owns or controls almost all the means of production

communism

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The process by which manufacturing based on machine power becomes widespread in an area

industrialization

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System of roads sports and other facilities need by a modern economy

infrastructure

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growth in the population of people living in towns and cities

urbanization

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huge urban areas that are the most important centers of economic power and wealth

World cities

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City center dominated by large stores offices and buildings

Central business district or CBD

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farming in which food is produced by family just for its own needs

subsistence agriculture

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A process in which farmers clear trees or brush for short-term planting before moving onto clear another area

shifting cultivation

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A type of subsistence farming/agriculture involving herding animals

Pastoralism