10-4 - 10.4Services ,prevalenceof ,infr

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10.4 Services deindustrialization –  The long-term decline in industrial employment. postindustrial societies –  A society characterized by high levels of urbanization,  dominance of the service sector especially in total employment, prevalence of  skilled professionals in the labor force, infrastructure that is heavily based on  information and communication technology, and a knowledge based economy.  knowledge-based economy –  Resourceful ideas drive innovation and create  value.  technopole –  an area with a cluster of firms conducting research, design,  development, and/or manufacturing in high-tech industries such as wireless  communications, integrated circuitry, or software development.  What is meant by the structural makeup of an economy?  The comparative  importance of the primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors as contributors  to GDP and/or as sources of employment. Based upon historic trends, what happens to the structural makeup of an  economy as it transforms from a peripheral developing economy to a core or  semiperipheral developed economy?  The primary sector is the most  important initially, followed by growth in industry and expansion of the  service sector.  What does this chapter section explore?  Spatial patterns of structural or  sectoral change DEINDUSTRIALIZATION AND GLOBALIZATION What event in recent world economic history--discussed in a prior chapter  section--demanded structural change among industrialized economies and  shrank the secondary sector as a proportion of their total economies?  Has this  structural change mean that the industrial economies have lost their dominance  in manufacturing?  Crisis of Fordism  Explain.
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Examine Figure 10.15a.  How many percentage points did manufacturing as a  percent of total employment decline between 1970 and 2003 in the following 
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