Definitions:

Economic restructuring: Significant and enduring changes in the nature and structure of an economy brought about, primarily, by the emergence of the global economy
Community: A group of people interacting on the basis of shared space and/or social organisation
Globalisation: A term used to describe the way countries are becoming more interconnected, both economically and culturally
Heritage: the assets, traditions and/or culture that belong to an individual, group, community or nation as a result of birth, inheritance or membership
Interest groups: An organised body of individuals who share some goals and try to influence decision-making processes of governments and corporations to achieve those goals
Morphology: the character and functional form of an urban area
and plateau as the softer rock has been eroded by the action of running water

Patch burning: the aboriginal practice of burning small areas of bush
Peer group: a friendship group with common interests and consisting of individuals of similar age

Socialisation: the adoption of the behavioural patterns that are typical or the surrounding culture




AUSSIE COMMUNITIES
How Do Geographers define communities?
Communities are groups of people who are made up with something in common - either shared space or a social organisation
All Communities have either, or both of the following features

  • Shared space (eg. any shared common identifiable area, like a local neighbourhood)
  • Shared social orgainisation (eg. friendship group, choir, geography class)
RURAL COMMUNITIES

MULTICULTURALISM AUSTRALIA
Immigration refers to people who come from overseas to settle in Australia.
Multiculturalism means a society that is made up of a number of different countries and ethnic groups