Cultural region

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  • Geography Quiz Answers

    1___Scale is a geographic tool for creating and interpreting maps. Scale also has a broader meaning for geographers, as the relationship between any phenomenon and Earth as a whole. 2___A region is an area characterized by a unique combination of features. 3___A formal region is an area within which everyone has one or more distinctive characteristics in common, whereas A functional region is an area organized around a node or focal point. 4___An example of a functional region is the circulation area of a newspaper. Another example of a functional region is the reception area of a television station. 5___Montana is an example of a formal region, characterized by a government that passes laws, collects taxes, and issues license plates…

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  • My Cultural Background

    Culture refers to the beliefs, ideas, traditions and behaviors portrayed by certain communities that are passed from one generation to another. It is defined in many ways. Defined by social scientist, culture includes all areas of life. All humans have a culture. We all have a cultural background and without it there would be no framework for our lives. We are not born with culture; we have to learn it. Throughout the development of our entire life span, culture is learned from the society in…

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  • Appalachi A Sub-Cultural Analysis

    Throughout this course we’ve examined Appalachia as a separate and distinct region within the United States. The question of whether it’s a subculture or a colony is rather muddy at best. The Oxford Dictionary defines subculture as: “A cultural group within a larger culture, often having beliefs or interests at variance with those of the larger culture”. While this is true of Appalachia to some degree, the problem lies within its geographical area and the large number of subcultures that live in…

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  • Case Study: Continuity Of Operations And Fixed Assists

    local operations. You are constantly exploring opportunities to improve process that reduce errors and /or increase accuracy in Region 3. You attended two speaking engagements with our 1st Bureau Chief, one at the Police Academy and 2nd one was with Wells Fargo. You also accepted two other speaking engagements…

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  • Border 2020 Project Analysis

    prepare both the U.S and Mexico for environmental response, and stewardship. The Border 2020 project was created under the La Paz (The Peace) agreement in 1983 . Building off the border 2012 project, the latest edition will break into a two year plan, conquering each goal. The E.P.A and SEMARNAT, as well as other local governments, encourage the community to be actively involved. Project responsibilities are broken down into 3 networks. The first network being the Regional Workgroups. In…

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  • Regionalism In Canada

    Regionalism is a complex ideology, as it is dependent on the definition of region. Defining region has become a daunting task by many in the political science community. For this paper, Cochrane and Perrella’s (2012) definition of region “as the physical space surrounding an individual,” and regionalism “as an affective attachment to the people, places and institutions within a geographic area,” will be used. By defining in such a way, Cochrane and Perrella account for the possibility of change…

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  • Regional Collaborative Structure

    impact on governance structures) required time and effort to shift perceptions that this is a practical option. Regionalisation was described poignantly by one interviewee as a way to “centralise where [the sector] must and distribute where they can” in order to mobilise capability better. To do so, DHBs within each region need to cooperate with one another because as one interviewee so directly put it, “[we are] short of money and workforce and we need to simplify and establish a foundation as…

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  • The Cyclone Disaster: Cyclone Megi

    The Cyclone Event Cyclone Megi, or locally know as a typhoon, was first reported as a cyclone at around halfway though October 16 2010. It continued in a north west direction, at around the end of October 16 2010 Megi was upgraded to a category 4 cyclone. For the entirety of October 17 2010 Megi was a level 5 cyclone, the most powerful level. At approximately 11:25 am on the 18th of October 2010 cyclone Megi, currently at a category 5, hit Isabela province. As shown in figure 1.2. The island of…

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  • Obelisk Monument Analysis

    construct the obelisk, mountain torrents were diverted, canals were constructed, merging two separate streams. The massive and outstanding obelisk stone building attracted travellers and scholars’ attention in the mid 16th century. Chroniclers of the time wrote that the obelisk featured imposed fortress with strange, gigantic sculptures, and faces on its stone walls. As the 20th century approached, Julio C. Tello , a Peruvian archaeologist came up with a thesis that Chavin was the mother of…

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  • Punjabi Sikhs: South Asian Migration To North America

    United States. Of them, the majority were illiterate or semi-literate from farming or military backgrounds. They left minimal records. However, the balance of their group proved to be highly educated professionals and students who diligently recorded their experiences. (Jasbir Singh Kang, UNK) Cultural considerations: Punjabi Sikhs who are Initiated (a public proclamation of adherence…

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