1-17-08 - MAIN POINTS Human Geography provides ways of...

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MAIN POINTS Human Geography provides ways of understanding places, regions and spatial geography The 1se law of geography is that “everything is related to everything else, but near things are more related than are different things. Distance is one aspect of this law, but connectivity is also important. Three views of Globalizaiton-Understanding what the experts believe about globalization willhelp us to get a better understanding of the complex interdependence between the global and the local. The Hyperglobalist View Growing world economy Open markets and free trade and investment Minimalist role of the stare. The Skeptical View The national governments are essential to the regulation of international economic activity. The transformationalist view Globalization Transformative force Long-term historical process ( the world order) Makes no claims about the future trajectory of globalization Crises, contradictions Unpredictable development Security Issues International Terrorism
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9/11 Religious and Ethnic regionalism : Balkans (former Yugoslavia)
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