Going Global

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  • Going Global
    • Globalisation
      • Growing interdependence of countries  worldwide through the increasing flows of money, people, goods and information
      • Demographic change- economic growth= pop. growth= ^no. of people living in urban areas (internal migration of economic migrants)
      • TNCs, transport, computer and internet tech, international org, markets, FDI
      • 'shrinking world'- development in c. and t. reduce importance of distance
        • 'g. shift'- changing location of production
    • Global groupings
      • Economic groupings
        • LICs/LDCs
        • NICs- middle income nations- X and average incomes ^at unprecedented rate
        • Ex-Soviet states- break up of SU in 1989, 15 states, M/L income
        • OPEC- Saudi- GDP=$350 bil. in 2007 (petrodollar)- unequal distribution
        • OEDC- 30 nations, high income, more evenly distributed, good s of l- G8
      • Political groupings
        • Trade blocs- trade freely, national boundaries crossed by flow of m/g/w
          • EU, NAFTA, CARICOM, MERCOSUR, COMESA, ASEN
      • TNCs
    • Global networks
      • Telephones- instantaneous communication- technological 'leap-frogging' to mobile phone use
      • Internet- broadband- data/info. travels fast
      • Air travel- EasyJet (1995)- 2006, 122 a. 33 mil. people and £2 bil. rev
      • GIS- collect/manage/ analyse sat. data
      • Switched on- strongly connected through p. and c. of g&s
      • Global hubs- presence of n/h resources
        • Internal/ international migrants, c. and TNC investment
        • Multiplier effect- cumulative causation
    • Roots
      • Family size
      • Pop. structure
      • Migration and ethnicity
      • Employment
      • Social aspirations
      • Reasons for changing pop. patterns- phase 1 (before 1970) phase 2 (since 1970)
      • DR= (pop. under 16) + (pop.+65)/ (pop. 15-64)
      • UK elderly population
    • On the move
      • Poland- UK
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    • World cities
    • Global Challenges for the future
  • Growing interdependence of countries  worldwide through the increasing flows of money, people, goods and information
  • TNCs

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