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Global Industry


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Global Industry

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