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Dynamics

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Wednesday 6 October 2004, by D. P.

(from Greek dynamis "force")

Process of change, or evolution, resulting from action of forces: the dynamics of unequal exchange produces a centre-periphery structure. Dynamic models link changes with the forces that generate them, whereas kinetic models describe changes without reference to forces. In human geography, the term dynamics implies a notion of change, and not a mere move (traffic or mobility).