8-31-10 - I) One important aspect of globalization is...

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I) One important aspect of globalization is global economy 1) It’s the worldwide system in which goods, services, capital, and labor are exchanged 2) Distant regions are now interconnected and interdependent A) Connected by travel, flow of capital, commerce, by the 5 cultural flows B) Not the same everywhere C) Manifests itself differently in different parts of the world D) Percieved cultural homogenation- cultures are being destroyed by big business like McDonalds (1) People all over the world see this as a threat E) Transnational corporations are operating all over the world and countries feel like they’re being attacked Aspects of Physical geography Physical geography- the spatial study of Earth’s natural phenomena and their systems, processes, and structures I) Plate tectonics II) Core of the earth is molten III) There are cracks in the crust IV)The tectonic plates may occur in the ocean or run along the continents V) When plates collide they push together and can make mountains and volcanoes
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course GEOG 1001 taught by Professor Baksi during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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8-31-10 - I) One important aspect of globalization is...

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