GEOG 1001Jan22

GEOG 1001Jan22 - GEOG 1001 Cautions: Jan.22 No region is...

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GEOG 1001 Jan.22 Cautions: No region is homogenous throughout Regional borders are fuzzy Vernacular Region [generally combined traits of real or imagined] [the south] [Acadian region in La- as you move away from core are begins to be fuzzy] Formal Region Based in one specific trait [Mississippi river valley] Functional Region Based on a certain activity or organization [east baton rouge parish] Globalization Increasing interconnectedness of people and places through converging processes of economic, political, and cultural change. Converging currents of Globalization Global communication Global transportation Powerful transnational corporations and financial institutions International free trade agreements Market economies and privatization Homogenous global consumer culture economic inequity, disparities Proponents of globalization Logical expression of modern international capitalism New wealth with trickle down from rich to poor ( countries and individuals)
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course GEOG 1001 taught by Professor Baksi during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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