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Sept. 28 - Lecture Note - Globalization

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Department
Geography
Course
GGR124H1
Professor
Deborah Cowen
Semester
Winter

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Sept 28 - Globalization Todays Class 1. Global Urbanization 2. Globalization 3. Global Cities 4. Anti and Alter Globalization Todays Questions: Why is globalization so important to cities (and vice versa) Why have urbanization and globalization taken shape together? What do we mean by globalization? How has globalization transformed the urban fabric? Society has become completely urbanized (Lefebvre, 1970) What might this mean? Answer 1: A dramatic expansion of the global urban population Global Urbanization Between 1980 and 2000, the number of city dwellers in the world grew by 1.1 billion Get notes from blackboard Speeding up of transportation of goods (containers) Distribution centres
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