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2. Why is economic development so uneven in our society? Describe three perspectives that explain differences of wealth between places and social groups. Give examples for each perspective. -Nature: Environmental determinism: Some areas are have greater natural resources -Problem: Japan, Wealthy with low natural resources. Africa, poor with high natural resources -Culture: Modernization Theory: Rest of the world lacks the institutions and work ethic. Therefore the west must spread out to the rest of the world -Problem: Developing countries have been called developing for years -Capitalism: Value in motion: Social Darwinism: Some are going to succeed and some are going to fail -Money circuit: Money=Commodities < Labor and means of productions -Production circuit: -Commodity circuit: 2. How did the crisis of Fordism lead to Neoliberalism? Specifically, what aspects of Fordism were subject to neoliberal critiques and why did those critiques resonate politically? -Crisis of Fordism: Increasing foreign competition and US rigidity. Social protests for
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course GEO 273 taught by Professor Gentry during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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