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social geography

Syllabification: so·cial ge·og·ra·phy

Definition of social geography in English:

noun

The study of people and their environment with particular emphasis on social factors.
Example sentences
  • It effectively focuses on middle and upper-class reformers, women and men, their ideologies, programs and organizations, set in the context of the city's changing physical environment and social geography.
  • The old identities and social geography of African chiefdoms remained partly intact and a dynamic factor in the country's development.
  • Community was present on a variety of spatial scales, and a process of differentiation, based primarily on occupation and the length and street of residence, became inscribed into the district's social geography.

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