GeoG 122 Outline: The Globalization of Sport and Leisure Through the Olympic
The term "globalization" has evolved vastly since the start of the 21st century.
From new economic and political ties to global commodities, the way in which
Remaining Questions on
June 12, 2012.
What are Marxs views on philosophy, economics and
What does a Marxist Utopia look like?
Compare production in the capitalist and socialist
economies, as described by Katheri
the modern project makes a big claims and has high ambitions for
democracy, good government, the superiority of reason, the existence
of progress and the advances of economic development.
Globalization offers freedoms of many kinds throu
Europe after second world war
Refugee or migrant crisis: people from north Africa west Asia, they went
to south east Europe
In 2015 1.2 m foreign migrants twice the previous year
Debt crisis: number of Eu countries facing enormous death
Geog 122 Essay outline
Name: Alex Donville
Student #: 17277147
Section (D, E, or F): E
Submission date: 2/1/2017
Syllabus essay topic: Discuss the major economic and social changes that have
occurred since 1945 in one of the following cities (include maps
Student name: Alex Donville
Student #: 17277147
TA name: Ida
Section (D, E, or F): E
Submission date: March 10th, 2017
Word count: 1902 words.
Syllabus paper topic: Discuss the major economic and social changes that have occurred sinc
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'The Gambling Propensity': '.Banks,
Developing Country Debt Exposures and
the New International Financial Svstem
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"RAMBO" In Tonga: Video Films and
Cultural Resistance in the Tongan Islands (South Pacific)
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Christine Ward Gailey
Northeastern University, Boston
"Rambo in Tonga" from Cultur
Postmodernism,Protest, and the New Social Movements
seling; bonds were forged, contributing to political identification (Fraser 1989:213-14).
In the family planning counseling example, the AfiicanAmericans were able to resist what they perceived as wh
In the press of pedestrians on Bogota's main artery, Carrera 10,
a sIpart young professional raises an arm to .halt a cab. His
palm stretches out and his grip on the neat, leather-cased folding umbrella he ca
After the fall: shock therapy, gangster capitalism, and the post-socialist
market in eastern Europe
The fall of the Ussr led to a natural disaster
The command economy collapsed quickly
Soviet citizens were forced to leaves their confines and were asked to
The Soviet Union and the command economy
Communism and the market
From each according to his ability to each according to his means
Marx thought the evils of capitalism were perpetrated by private
property and the market
The idea was state would own every
Globalization Critique 1.
Marxism: a materialist view.
June 7, 2012.
Who is Robert Lovelace?
How does Lovelace define colonialism?
Explore the possible tensions between
the terms modernity and first nation.
How ought any society
June 5, 2012.
a society increasingly preoccupied with the future
(and also with safety), which generates the notion
humans have always been exposed to hazards
(natural disasters), pro
Geography, Modernity and
May 8, 2012.
landscape as modifications of physical geography
meaning, or symbolic content of landscape
Regional Studies. Ideo
May 17, 2012.
Explain the Tragedy of the
How might one avert this tragedy?
Compare Hardin and Ostrom.
Hyper-globalists argue that:
we live in a borderless world where the
Common Property Resources
May 15, 2012.
Questions from last day.
Is Eric Pianka a modernist?
What is anthropocentrism?
Are there too many people?
Are our institutions and technology just as
much part of the natural world as elk
20% Discussion group attendance and participation
5% Essay outline
50% Final exam
S. iek (2010) Can you give my son a job, London Review of Books, 32, 8-9, 2010. CHAPTER 17 in course
Wu, F (2008). Chinas great transformation: ne
Regional Dimensions of the
Impact of Free Trade on Labour
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August I. 1993
"Regional Dimensions of Ihe Impact of
Free Trade on Labour" from Mexico and
New Economic Era, byM. Gunderson,
2 Process and pattern in the European
By the early 19705the capitalistsystemsof the memberstalesof the EC
wereexposedto \'arylnl measuresof stateInterventionaseachcounlry
implelnentedIts own concepllonof economicmanalement,As a resul
North South Global Debt
USA Biggest debt
As of Dec 2011, the HIPC identified 39 countries as being potentially eligible to receive debt relief (33 of
which are in sub Saharan Africa)
Debt crisis in developing countries in 1982 can
Global Commodities: the iPod
The world in an iPod
e.g. Cambie St, van Hyderabad, India Taipei, Taiwan - Shenzhen, China Van
Geographical detective work:
Realise geography is in your hand
Know about the lives of those who make the commodities
The Cold War and since: The global arena
Political and strategic significance of geography
(location, size, resources and power of regions and nations)
How geographical factors shape the character of international politic
How we got here from the North: a story in 3 acts
Act 1: Golden Age of Fordism
Fords form of production became the economic blueprint for post war high income countries in W/N
Europe and N America
Linked to a particular form of gove
How we got here from the South
Export Processing Zone (EPZ)
Canada IPC is $40,000
Rank 123 Indonesia Income per Capita is $4,000
Colonialism and classic intl division of labour
Late 1700s peak point (147)
Early 1900s peak point (168)
Global Corporations: Wal-Mart
They offer the possibility of bringing the world together (example: the Coca-Cola ad)
But as institutions they actually depend on keeping the world apart
Multinational Corporations and Space
I miss Trevor
Commodification on TV and movies
What can we learn from the specific case of cinema about the wider problems of unternational
trade in cultural products as globalization runs its course?
What is the current status of national ci
Come together: the
annihilation of space by time
Come together, first
track on The Beatless
last album, Abbey
Come together is
the Beatles most
potent political song.
It foreshadows a
a world a
FEAST AND FAMINE: THE GEOGRAPHY OF FOODSupersize Me: the movie-consequences on 30 days of MacDonalds
lunch, breakfast, dinner
Over next 30 days gained 18% body fat
His liver turned increasingly to fat-your liver is just like patty
His BMI fro
Central place theory- Par St Austell Plymouth
All of these cities would feed into each other
All places are connected to one and another
Saskia sassen a place where the world of globalization gets done
One goes to internationalization and Cor
Nature is one of the most difficult words in English language
There is nothing natural bout natural disaster-u can learn the formulas
Take into the account political, economic, sociological and geographical
in understanding the complex c
FROM AIR POLLUTION TO GLOBAL WARMING-
Interdependence of human system such as industrialization,
urbanization, physical system when this becomes globalized then we
have greenhouse effect
Which leads to Climate change. an example of human geographys