10 Geography of Economies

10 Geography of Economies - GEOG2300 - Space, Place, &...

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Unformatted text preview: GEOG2300 - Space, Place, & Identity Week 10 Geography of Economies 1 Overview ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Uneven distribution of wealth Origins of the Industrial Revolution Globalization Environmental implications of economic development Cultural landscape Practicing Geography: Glasmeier For next week... 2 Uneven distribution of wealth What is economic development? 3 Types of economic activities ! Primary industries ! extracting natural resources ! e.g. fishing, farming, hunting, forestry, mining... ! Secondary industries ! processing raw materials and transforming ! e.g. smelting, milling, processing, manufacturing... ! Services ! different types of work to ensure goods and resources circulate ! e.g. transportation/communication, producer, consumer 4 Origins of the Industrial Revolution ! ! ! ! ! Cottage industry Guild industry breakthroughs in manufacturing revolutionizing primary industries transportation influencing service sectors 5 Diffusion of the Industrial Revolution 6 World manufacturing production 7 Globalization ! Impacts of globalization on industries, services, and development? ! ! ! ! labour supply markets governments cultural change Video clip from "Manufactured Landscapes" 8 Environmental implications of economic development ! ! ! ! ! ! renewable resource crises acid rain global climate change ozone depletion radioactive pollution environmental sustainability 9 Renewable resource crises 10 10 Acid rain 11 Global climate change 12 Ozone depletion NASA (2001) 13 Radioactive pollution Gov. of France (2009) 14 Environmental sustainability index (ESI) 15 Cultural landscape 16 Practicing geography ! Amy Glasmeier ! ! ! ! ! practicing geography to solve real world problems industrial restructuring and regional development telecommunications policy focused on solving various inequalities key themes: community forestry, political economy, social inequality, qualitative methods 17 For next week... ! ! ! Quiz #4 Readings ! Chapter 10 Discussion Groups ! Reflection Paper #3 due ! Small group discussions based on "reading urban landscapes tour" 18 ...
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