GEOG101Topic10

GEOG101Topic10 - GEOGRAPHY 101 UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI...

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GEOGRAPHY 101 UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI FALL 2007 TOPIC 10 – IS IT A SMALL WORLD AFTERALL? GEOGRAPHY AND ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION Economic geography explores spatial diversity in the ways that societies across the world produce, distribute, and consume raw materials, goods, and services. In particular, economic geography has specialized in the study of relationships between the location of physical characteristics of the earth (such as raw materials) and economic activities of human societies (such as food production, industry, trade, and transportation). In this topic, we will continue to explore “culture” and how trade and economic activity are linked to other cultural elements, such as social relations, politics, and ideologies. T OPIC G OALS Learn that all economies are systems of interrelated kinds of activities Appreciate how the structures of economic systems are being transformed through “globalization” Understand that economic activities are “embedded” in other aspects of people’s
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This lab report was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course GEOG 101 taught by Professor Murray during the Spring '08 term at Ole Miss.

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GEOG101Topic10 - GEOGRAPHY 101 UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI...

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