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Unformatted text preview: inelastic: demand for commodity doesn’t change(gasoline) foot-loose industries: mail order companies-pick locations for other costs, space-time compression; doesn’t have spatially variable costs, location doesn’t depend on some cost, demand logic; industry that can be located anywhere spectator entertainment: states try to attract tourist to their state thru various methods, advertisements techniques, Hollywood; tourism: any travel for entertainment or vacation purpose; ecotourism: tourism industry is oriented towards preservation of environment; legal gambling (gaming) in the U.S.: legal gambling grown tremendously in last 20 years. More $ in US is spent on gambling than video games, theme parks, movies, sports, etc combined early forms: charity bingo, lotteries, horse/dog racing legalized centers of gambling: Las Vegas, Atlantic City ; Indian Gaming Regulatory Act by U.S. Congress: national Indian gaming commission regulates all Indian casinos 1...
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course GEOG 5 taught by Professor Montello during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.
- Fall '07