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      • a)

        El Salvador and dollarization

    • 4.

      Case Study: U.S. , Mexico and maquiladoras

  • C)

    . Government and development

    • 1.

      Case Study/reading: The Travels of a T­shirt in the Global Economy (Pietra Rivoli.

      • a)

        influences and policies on a commodity chain

    • 2.

      “Islands” of development

  • D)

    Industrial Development

    • 1.

      Diffusion Pattern

    • 2.

      Environmental impact

  • E)

    Models: location theories and industrial location

    • 1.

      Weber: Least Cost Theory

      • a)

        agglomeration (example: mall)

      • b)

        deglomeration

    • 2.

      Hotelling: Locational interdependence

    • 3.

      Losch: profit maximization

  • F)

    Industrial Production Today

    • 1.

      Deindustrialization

      • a)

        off shoring

      • b)

        outsourcing

      • c)

        new major industrial belts today

    • 2.

      Case Study: “Money for nothing Calls for Free” article

    • 3.

      Fordist vs. post­Fordist world economic system

    • 4.

      Changing influences

      • a)

        regional and global trade agreements

      • b)

        transportation and energy advances

  • G)

    Unit 7 Exam

VIII Unit 8 Environmental Geography C1: a systematic study of human geography. C2: instruction on the use of spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human organization of space. C3: instruction on spatial relationships at different scales ranging from the local to the global. C4: instruction on how to use and interpret maps, data sets, and geographic models. GIS, aerial photographs, and satellite images.

Required Reading: De Blij Chapter 13

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