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UMDGEOG 332Julie SilvaFall

GEOG 332 Chapter 1-3: Global Shift Summary of the 1st Three Chapters

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Globalization is a concept whose roots go back to the 19th century. However, the term itself is commonly misused and confusing. The hyperglobalists arg
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UMDGEOG 332Julie SilvaFall

GEOG 332 Chapter 4-7: Global Shift (Technological Change to TNC-State Relations

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Chapter 4: technological change: gales of creative destruction". Technological change is one of the most important processes underlying the globalizati
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UMDGEOG 332Julie SilvaFall

GEOG 332 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3, 9, and 11: Electronic Waste, Corporate Social Responsibility, Civil Society

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Chapter 9: environmental impacts of global production networks. Dicken claims that the negative effects of gpns on the environment are unintentional. P
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UMDGEOG 332Julie SilvaFall

GEOG 332 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12, 13, and 16: Local Food, Capital Intensity

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Extractive industries are the beginning of the beginning in terms of all production networks. High capital intensity and low labor intensity. Extractio
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UMDGEOG 332Julie SilvaFall

GEOG 332 Chapter 8: Global Shift (Value within Global Production Networks)

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Gpns can link places and not just firms according to dicken. Organizational ecology- a mix of firms and parts of firms connected together through geogr
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UMDGEOG 332Julie SilvaFall

GEOG 332 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10 and 14: Informal Sector, Wage Labour, Child Care

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American apparel: goods made in the us, the company thought that consumers would be able to pay the price for clothes, but ended up becoming bankrupt.
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UMDGEOG 332Julie SilvaFall

GEOG 332 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15 and 17: Electronic Data Interchange, Fuel Cell, Market Segmentation

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Logistics and distribution is actually a neglected industry. The automobile industry is an assembly industry, which brings together an immense number a
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UMDGEOG 201Keith YearwoodSpring

GEOG 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Convection Oven, Sensible Heat, Ultraviolet

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Latent heat: the energy gained or lost when a substance changes from one state to another, such as from water vapor to liquid water. [different from se
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UMDGEOG 201Keith YearwoodSpring

GEOG 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Kinetic Energy, Negative Feedback, Cryosphere

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Geography- the science that studies the relationships among natural systems, geographic areas, and human society and culture, and the interdependence o
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UMDGEOG 201Keith YearwoodSpring

GEOG 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Sphericity, International Space Station, September Equinox

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Universe has at least 125 billion galaxy, our milky way galaxy contains 300 billion stars, our solar system is on one of the milky way"s spiral arms -
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UMDGEOG 201Keith YearwoodSpring

GEOG 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Industrial Revolution, Little Ice Age, Tropospheric Ozone

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UMDGEOG 130LunaSpring

GEOG 130 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Industrial Revolution, Baseball Field, Islamic Fundamentalism

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Berlin conference: held in berlin, from october 1884-february 1885. Purpose was to discuss the future boundaries of africa and to prevent war among the
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