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Department
Geography
Course
GEOG 1HB3
Professor
Michael Mercier
Semester
Fall

Description
The Geography of Tertiary Activities (services) GEO1HB3 –Nov 27  2013h Deindustrialization: • A reduction in manufacturing employment and output • This happens in places that are heavily industrialized U.S northeast, southern  Ontario or southern quebec • Consequences of the decline is felt unevenly certain areas that were formally  industrialized , feel the consequences much more then places that are service  based economys • Deindustrialization occurs rapidly  • Consider flint, Detroit,Cleveland,Pittsburgh , Hamilton  Reindustrialization: • The emergence of Small, niche market producers • Entrepreneur sees opportunity and makes it larger • High­tech and research oriented industries  • Still significant industrial production occurring but different  Secondary to Tertiary  • Fundamental economic re­structuring , characterized by a shift from  manufacturing of stuff to provision of services • People are not employed in the area of producing things but rather providing  services  • Production to consumption  • People are encreasingly employed to provide services to other people • What does this transition look like? • Consider the area of production and consumption of food • Primary­ preindustrial/subsitence society   o 19  century o people were living on farms, agricultural society  o producing there own food and consume it at home o • Secondary/ industrial society  o Middle of the 20  century  o Speacilized agriculture  o Agriculture employment declines o Specialized producers in a certain agriculture commodity  o Processed food and then sold to consumers in grocery stores o Pre­packaged food  • Tertiary/post industrial service society o Late 21  century o Increasingly people go out to eat  o Eat food in a service environment What types of services ? are all of these services alike? 1. Consumer services :retail, education, health &leisure/hospitality  2. Business services :professional,financial,elerical,information&transportation 3. Public Services: government, police, fire  Those differences are not absolute  Consumers use 
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