GEOG101_-_Lecture_12

GEOG101_-_Lecture_12 - TheGeographyofEconomic Development...

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The Geography of Economic  Development Lecture 12 GEOG 101 February 23, 2010
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Lecture 12 Outline Course Business Exam Feedback Session for Test One; Test Two Format and  Review Session; Geoff’s Tips for Success from Week Six Economic Development and Growth Unevenness of Economic Development; Resources and  Technology; Economic Transition and Economic Structure;  Stages of Development, Geographical Divisions of Labour; War,  Peace and Security; Economic Development and the  Environment Economic Development and Location Principles of Commercial and Industrial Location; Economic  Interdependence: Agglomeration Effects
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Exam Feedback Session Thursday Feb 25; 10:00am to Noon EV1 132 for  exams marked by Erin, Jason, or Michael. For exams marked by Danielle; please contact  her directly at  skonkwon@hotmail.com   Contact details for other markers are as follows: Erin:  ejoakim@uwaterloo.ca Jason:  jgoetz@uwaterloo.ca Michael:  michael.batt@rogers.com Email instructor if you are unsure who marked  your paper.
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Test #2 Thursday March 4: 2:30pm to 3:50pm RCH 101 Covering Chapters 4-8 Part A: Answer four of six questions (5 marks each) Part B: Answer two of three questions (15 marks each) Review Session: March 4: Noon till 1:00pm EV1 132
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Geoff’s Tips for Success Week 6 Vernacular, symbolic and derelict landscapes Coded Spaces and Landscape as Text Origin and difference between the picturesque and the sublime Territoriality and Sense of Place Cognitive Images: Formation (fig 6.18) Components: paths, edges, districts, nodes, and landmarks
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What Economic Development Means Economic Development Refers to processes of change involving the nature and  composition of the economy of a particular region, as well as to  increases between a prosperous economy and the environment Can include: changes in the structure of the region’s economy changes in forms of economic organization within the region changes in the availability and use of technology within the  region changes in the region’s environment
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Geographic Implications of Economic  Development Unevenness of Economic Development Single most important feature from a geographic perspective On global scale this unevenness is the key determinant of the  core-periphery contrasts evident in the world-system Developed Regions -consist of the core Developing or Less Developed Regions -consist of the semi- periphery and periphery Third World -originally a political term now synonymous with  economic development
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Economic Indicators  Global Core-Periphery Patterns Levels of economic development measured by economic indicators,  such as the following; 
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