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compression

compression  

Reduction of the space needed to define an entity using one of the many techniques available. The compression factor is the ratio of the storage size of an uncompressed representation to that of the ...
geography of money

geography of money  

The interactions between money, place, and space, ranging from the global scale (uneven development, capitalism, circuits of capital), to regional and local, such as variations in access to financial ...
globalization

globalization  

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In a general sense, the increasing worldwide integration of economic, cultural, political, religious, and social systems. Economic globalization is the process by which the whole world becomes a ...
information society

information society  

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A concept that responds to the expansion and ubiquity of information. The term has been in use since the 1970s, but has gained in popularity and is now widely used in social and political policy. ...
time–space compression

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
61 words

Geographer David Harvey's term for the increasingly rapid transfer of information and capital in postmodern society—a development that suppresses

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