place theory

place the·o·ry

a theory of pitch perception that states that the region of the basilar membrane of the cochlea that is set into vibration depends on the frequency of the sound.
See also: resonance theory of hearing.
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For the purpose of this piece and in understanding and researching victimology, four theories have been developed: victim precipitation theory, the lifestyle theory, deviant place theory, and the routine activities theory.
These problems include the failure of the change paradigm in Aristotle--substantial change does not involve going down to prime matter and renewing with a different form; the inadequacy of Aristotle's place theory of motion; nonlocality in quantum systems (visible on a macroscopic scale); and the probabilistic nature of reality, which is fundamental and not an artifact of our descriptions, to mention only a few.
Regarding any evaluation of memorial elements and since it has been combined with place feeling (place theory) and belonging feeling, we may search various elements by benefiting from obtained information and made interviews with residents and perhaps nice memories of them.
To test this assumption, a central place theory analysis was used.
Christianity, explains Rohr, began to place theory over practice.
In a manuscript that tends to bridge the gap between applied research and academic research, Hughes (2004) examines the correlation between county level pull factors and causal variables capturing the empirical implications of central place theory (Christaller, 1966) such as population density, interstate access, per capita income, population, elderly population, and commuting patterns.
According to the central place theory, the sustainability of the post-event arrivals is fundamental for a city to maintain its position as a high order place.
Hendricks first explains and then applies four analytical models to twenty-five towns that arose in Virginia's backcountry between 1687 and 1783: 1) central place theory (trade patterns determine a town's location); 2) mercantile or wholesaling theory (a place becomes economically connected with other places, and a town forms); 3) staple theory (the agricultural commodity of the area slows, as with tobacco, or facilitates, as with grains, urban development); and 4) functionalism (the town's purpose determines its success or failure).
Present implications of Losch's work are then addressed in ten papers on economic flows in a Loschian urban system, continuous flow models, the stability of hexagonal tessellations, Losch and economic geography after 1990, central place theory after Christaller and Losch, technical progress and implicit dynamics of Loschian spatial demand, Loschian law of the N-n relationship, differentiation and fluctuation in the economies of regions, the impact of location and centrality on regional income, and nonprofits in a Loschian landscape.