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    Global Industry Global Industry Presentation Transcript

    • Resources and Regions: The Global Distribution of Industry
    • What is a growth pole?
    • What are the primary industrial regions?
      • Western and Central Europe
      • Eastern North America
      • Russia and Ukraine
      • Eastern Asia
    • How is the distribution of industrial locations changing?
      • Emergence of subsidiary clusters as over-agglomeration causes increases in costs of production.
    • What was Britain’s comparative advantage?
      • Early industrialization
      • Coal and iron availability
      • Concentration of people, money and transportation infrastructure in and around London
    • What is the distribution of industries within Europe?
      • Coincides with the coal fields that initially fueled the Industrial Revolution.
    • Major industrial regions in Europe
    • Major industrial regions in the United States
    • Major industrial regions in Eastern Asia
    • An emerging industrial power:
      • What are India’s prospects for future development?
    • What are the Four Tigers?
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Hong Kong
      • Singapore (started as an entrepot center)
    • What is a maquiladora? How has NAFTA affected maquiladoras? Why are their practices sometimes controversial?
    • What is deindustrialization? Where and why is it occurring?
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