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  • 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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