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The following models and the geographers associated with them are specifically dealt with in the text. • Demographic transition model: pp. 57-64
• Ravenstein's Migration "Laws" (E.G. Ravenstein): pp. 85-90 • Von Thunen's model (Johann Heinrich von Thunen): pp. 356-357 • Central place theory (Walter Christaller): pp. 412-414 • Concentric zone model (E.W. Burgess): p. 445-447

• Sector model (Homer Hoyt): pp. 446
• Multiple nuclei model (Harris and Ullman): pp. 446-448 • Peripheral model (Chauncey Harris): pp. 459-460
Key Concepts:
Outlined here is an abbreviated review of some of the more important concepts covered in the textbook. The instructor is encouraged to use it as the basis for classroom discussions covering topics listed in the above pacing guide. Chapter 1: Basic Concepts

• Location: pp. 15-20
o Site, situation, mathematical location
• Characteristics of distributions: pp. 33-36
o Density, concentration, pattern
• Types of regions: pp. 20-30
o Formal, functional, vernacular
• Diffusion: pp. 38-40
o Hearth, relocation, hierarchical, contagious, stimulus Chapter 2: Population
• Types of density: pp. 51-53
o Arithmetic, physiological, agricultural
• Demographics: pp. 53-57
o CBR, CDR, NIR, doubling time, TFR, infant mortality, life expectancy • Population pyramids: pp. 62-68
o Dependency ration, sex ratio
• Demographic Transition: pp. 58-69
o Stages 1 through 4
Chapter 3: Migration
• Ravenstein's Migration "Laws": pp. 85-90
• Push and pull factors: pp. 85-88
• Intervening obstacles: p. 88
Chapter 4: Folk and Popular Culture
• Differences between folk and popular culture: pp. 117-122 o Origin and diffusion
• Influence of physical environment on folk culture: pp. 123-129 • Influence of popular culture on physical environment: pp....
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