L14 - Industrialization - Industrialization Geography of...

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Main Title Subtitle Industrialization Geography of Developing Countries José D. De León, PhD Student Instructor
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The geography of industrialization • The power of industrialization in transforming our environmental and cultural surroundings. • Economic acts of workers, consumers, and institutions are central to an understanding of human geography. Bailey, Adrian J.(2000) 'Industrialization and Economic Development in Advanced Placement Human Geography', Journal of Geography, 99: 3, 142 — 152
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The geography of industrialization • Today’s urban and rural landscapes carry the imprint of economic activities • Patterns of industrialization and economic development are notoriously uneven at a variety of geographic scales • Geographers examine the spatial organization of acts of production and consumption, and consider the broader impacts of that organization. Bailey(2000)
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The geography of industrialization • The ascendance of industrial activity in the economy of a region or country • The passage of industrialization is associated by many in North America with the replacement of farming and resource extraction as a means of making a living by manufacturing and service activity. • This transition takes different forms in different places at different times and, for economic geographers, this spatial variation in industrialization yields important clues about underlying processes (i.e., how economies work). Bailey(2000)
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The geography of industrialization • Human geographers use concepts like scale, space, place, and linkage to understand where today’s winners and losers are, why they are there, and what will be the likely ramifications for the next generation. • … and to understand where industrialization takes place, why it takes place there, what has been the dynamics of it, and who has been impacted and at what level. Bailey(2000)
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• Social impacts of industrialization can be illustrated by how the new international division of labor has tended to create particular clusters of jobs in particular places. • Industrialization changes human health and thus
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course GEOG 101 taught by Professor Alejandro during the Spring '11 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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