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Unformatted text preview: • Services contribute over 2/3 What might cause the hierarchy of Central Place Theory to change? • New technology • Population shifts • Regional difference in economic growth Globalization of Services • What is globalization? o Inherently geographic “a force or process that makes something worldwide in scope”-process of rescaling: • Increasing mobility of and decreasing distance between capital, people, and information Globalization of Services • General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)- a provision of the 1995 WWTO Agreement o The GATS covers “any service in any sector” • Imposes uniform rules over the entire realm of countries’ service sector domestic policies…...
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- Fall '07
- Geography, Public services, Tertiary sector of the economy, tertiary sector