DEVS 100 Study Guide - Final Guide: Norcliffe, World Economy, Deterritorialization

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Published on 15 Apr 2013
School
Queen's University
Department
Global Development Studies
Course
DEVS 100
Professor
DEVS100 - Final Exam
Second Semester Lectures Notes
Blue = Important discourses/concepts
Red = Important people
WEEK 4 - Canada In The Global Economy
Glen Norcliffe - Why Is Canada Not A ‘Full’ Core Country?
-Being a staple economy (ex. growing wheat, growing trees, selling oil etc.) requires ecological
destruction and this can lead to economic destruction
-This degradation also causes a dependence upon technologies that help us escape from
degrading the land
-These added together leads to continental integration/dependence (i.e. dependence on the
US)
-Neoliberal Boosterism plays a role (global dependence)
-All of these would lead to cultural deterritorialization (or the loss of self)
Ex. of a “Full” Core Country
-USA: economy build off of the cycle between banks (IMF, WTO etc.), corporate mass media,
and the military
-Seek global hegemony using these three ^
Arundhati Roy
-Proposes: grassroots, direct action
-“We have to become to global resistance...it means making it materially impossible for Empire
to achieve its aims”
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Week 4 - canada in the global economy. Being a staple economy (ex. growing wheat, growing trees, selling oil etc. ) requires ecological destruction and this can lead to economic destruction. This degradation also causes a dependence upon technologies that help us escape from degrading the land. These added together leads to continental integration/dependence (i. e. dependence on the. Neoliberal boosterism plays a role (global dependence) All of these would lead to cultural deterritorialization (or the loss of self) Usa: economy build off of the cycle between banks (imf, wto etc. Seek global hegemony using these three ^

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