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China pledges steady, human-centered urbanization CCTV News - CNTV English

China pledges steady, human-centered urbanization CCTV News - CNTV English | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
China on Saturday pledged proactive yet steady moves in pushing forward human-centered urbanization as it looks to balance urban-rural development and unleash domestic demand.
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China has reaffirmed its desire to keep moving rural residents to cities to promote economic growth. It stated that these moves would be active but steady, not rushed. It also stated that these moves should be made with the farmers' consent, though it is questionable whether the government will be able to uphold this, especially on the local level.

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Explaining the Rapid Rise of the Xenophobic Right in Contemporary ...

Explaining the Rapid Rise of the Xenophobic Right in Contemporary ... | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Cartography · Cultural Geography · Sports · Demic Atlas · Economic Geography · Geographical Thought · Geopolitics ....
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This article attempts to explain the rise of xenophobic, racist, far-right political parties in Europe. It stresses that each case is different and that European countries are not by any means homogenous; while some movements are fueled by economic hardship, others are motivated by increasing immigration or social change. It points out that liberal, reform parties have also had success and concludes that each one of the xenophobic parties must be observed individually.

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Which American English Do You Speak? This Map Shows the Dialects Of the USA - PolicyMic

Which American English Do You Speak? This Map Shows the Dialects Of the USA - PolicyMic | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Which American English Do You Speak? This Map Shows the Dialects Of the USA PolicyMic The map shows that linguistic groupings clearly have little to do with the administrative divisions that we're so used to seeing imposed on the map, as cultural...
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This map shows different American dialects by region and groups them into three families. The article notes that dialect regions do not follow state lines or even typical perceptual regions very well; regions as distant as New England and the Southwest can have more in common with each other than with any region inbetween. The article attributes dialect incongruity to immigrant groups' settling in different areas, especially in some cities like New Orleans. It also notes that topography - mountains especially, though not bodies of water as much - plays a role in separating dialects.

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