4 - Many local groups Leads to: • Regionalization •...

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Unformatted text preview: Many local groups Leads to: • Regionalization • Separation • Balkanization-lots of ethnic groups in small area • Enclaves and exclaves-cultural group that is minority living in a society of difference • Ethnic cleansing Contemporary Challenges • 13% world’s population • 35% world’s exports • 43% world’s imports • 33% aggregate world GNP • Welfare States • Disinvestment Deindustrialization-a manufacturer picks up factory and moves it to where labor is cheaper...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 118 taught by Professor Jennings during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.

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