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Identify each of the following terms, concepts, and/or figures in a few short sentences:
segregation
urbanization
sect
greenhouse effect
cult
reform movement
health maintenance
organization religious movement
mortality rate
revolutionary movement
maldistribution
collectivity
gemeinschaft
alternative movement
gesellschaft

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SEGREGATION: separation from a group - does not have to be because of race or gender, can be for any reason - when someone is not included in any type of group for any type of reason

URBANIZATION: he removal of the rural characteristics of a town or area, a process associated with the development of civilization and technology. Demographically, the term denotes redistribution of populations from rural to urban settlements
TAKEN FROM: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urbanization

SECT: a group adhering to a distinctive doctrine or to a leader
TAKEN FROM: http://www.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?sect

GREENHOUSE EFFECT: the rise in temperature that the Earth experiences because certain gases in the atmosphere (water vapor, carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, and methane, for example) trap energy from the sun. Without these gases, heat would escape back into space and Earth's average temperature would be about 60ºF colder. Because of how they warm our world, these gases are referred to as greenhouse gases.
FROM: http://epa.gov/climatechange/kids/greenhouse.html

CULT: 1. a particular system of religious worship, esp. with reference to its rites and ceremonies.
2. an instance of great veneration of a person, ideal, or thing, esp. as manifested by a body of admirers: the physical fitness cult.
3. the object of such devotion.
4. a group or sect bound together by veneration of the same thing, person, ideal, etc.
5. Sociology. a group having a sacred ideology and a set of rites centering around their sacred symbols.
6. a religion or sect considered to be false, unorthodox, or extremist, with members often living outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader.
7. the members of such a religion or sect.
TAKEN FROM: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/cult

REFORM MOVEMENT: a kind of social movement that aims to make gradual change, or change in certain aspects of society rather than rapid or fundamental changes. A reform movement is ...

Solution Summary

Definition of the following terms: segregation, urbanization, sect, greenhouse effect, cult, reform movement, health maintenance, organization religious movement, mortality rate, revolutionary movement, maldistribution, collectivity, gemeinschaft, alternative movement, gesellschaft.

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