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38 Cards in this Set

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group that defines one's occupation and social position in life
jati
chain of closely linked metropolitan areas
megalopolis
moral duty; Hindu
dharma
rebirth; Hundu religion
reincarnation
good deeds
karma
economic system of using colonies for supplying materials to colonizing country
mercantilism
political and economic domination of another country
imperialism
Hindu word for emire
raj
teacher
guru
average number of children a woman has in her lifetime
total fertility rate
elements of Hindu and Islam
Sikh
Buddhist monk
lama
repetative prayers
mantra
domed sshrines; Buddhist
stupa
fortified monastaries
dzong
farm products grown for sale or export
cash crop
fiber used to make string, rope, ans cloth
jute
effort that has sought to increase crop yields in developing countries
green revolution
plant materials and animal dung
biomass
businesses that employ workers in their homes
cottage industries
tourism that encourages responsible interaction with the environment and endangered species
ecotourism
relient on one another
interdependent
using resources at a rate that doesn't deplete them for future generations-- conservation
sustainable development
tree hugger movement
Chipko
illegal killing of protected animals
poaching
spreading development of nuclear arms
nuclear prolification
oppressed
Dalits
Bangledesh port where they recycle iron and steel
Chittagong
"India's Silicon Valley"; hihg tech and computer software
Bengaluru (Bangalore) and Hyderabad
most people are ___ farmers
subsistant
agricultural condtions
terracing- mts; rice paddies- Bang.; small farms- India; plantations- Sri Lanka
crops in Sri Lanka
tea, rubber, coconuts
crops in India
tobacco, bananas, coffee, tea, cotton
pros of green revolution
incresed ag., more food, less huger
cons of green revolution
chemicals and fertilizers-- water and soil pollution
when did India's govt start allowing foreign business
1990s
steel; mass production
heavy industry
tourism in south asia
hiking/climbing mts
hunting/phtographing animals
India's temples and festivals