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date: 19 October 2019

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A Dictionary of Human Geography
Author(s):

Alisdair Rogers,

Noel Castree,

Rob Kitchin

The ease with which goods and services in one location can be accessed by people living in another location. Transportation and communications media are key infrastructures in this regard, with availability, distance, time, and cost being principal constraints, along with structural barriers such as age, gender, disability, and class. Access to goods and services is often viewed as a key measure of social equity—that is, the greater access one has, the better off one is.... ...

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