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Work-Terms Manchester -HM Prison Manchester is a Category A mens prison, located in the city of Manchester, England. The prison is also known (now unofficially, since it was renamed in the 1990s) as Strangeways Prison. Manchester prison is operated by Her Majestys Prison Service. Karl Polanyi- was a Hungarian intellectual known for his opposition to traditional economic thought and his influential book The Great Transformation. Medium of exchange- anything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region In-kind exchanges- Commodity- A commodity is some good for which there is demand, but which is supplied without qualitative differentiation across a market. It is fungible, i.e. the same no matter who produces it. Examples are petroleum, notebook paper, milk or copper. ... staples - basic: (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant Irish Potato Famine- was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1852 during which the islands population dropped by 20 to 25 percent Welland, Trent and Rideau canals- The Rideau Canal (French: Canal Rideau), also known as the Rideau Waterway, connects the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on the Ottawa River to the city of Kingston, Ontario on Lake Ontario. The canal was opened in 1832 as a precaution in case of war with the United States and is still in use today, with most of its original structures intact.[1The canal system uses sections of major rivers, including the Rideau and the Cataraqui, as well as some lakes Infrastructure- Infrastructure is the basic physical and organizational structures needed for the operation of a society or enterprise, or the services and facilities [2] necessary for an economy to function. The term typically refers to the technical structures that support a society, such as roads, Deindustrialization- is a process of social and economic change to a countys political economy in which there is the removal or reduction of industrial capacity or activity in a country or region, whereby durable goods production for domestic and export consumption, that is integrated both vertically and horizontally into the creation of finished goods that meet the full spectrum of demand, are systematically reduced across
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