AS Geography 2014 GOING GLOBAL FULL REVISION GUIDE

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Global Challenges 6GE02 1
Hajar Saihi
Going Global
6GE01
Revision Booklet by Hajar SAIHI
2.1-Globalisation
2.2-Global Groupings
2.3-Global Networks
2.4-Roots
2.5-On the move
2.6-World Cities
2.7-Global challenges for the future

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2.1-Globalisation Key Terms
Globalisation: Globalisation is the process in which people, their cultures money and goods can be
transferred between countries with few or no barriers
Birth Rate: The number of births per year per 1000 people
Death rate: The number of deaths per year per 1000 people
Economic migrant: A migrant who's primary motivation is to seek employment.
Internal migration: Movement of people between different regions within the same nation.…read more

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2.1-Globalisation
Define Globalisation:
Globalisation is the process in which people, their cultures money and goods can be transferred
between countries with few or no barriers.
Explain the process of Globalisation:
The process of Globalisation has said to be existed over many thousands of years.…read more

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FDI that TINCs make in urban areas of poorer countries greatly boosts the employment opportunities
on offer, thereby attracting rural migrants.
Since Europe's industrial revolution in the 18th century many societies have experienced a fall in birth
and death rate. This is due to the benefits of healthcare, sanitation, nutrition and education.…read more

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2.2 ­Global Groupings Key Terms
Development Gap: The difference in levels of economic and social well-being between the
richest and the poorest people on the planet.
GDP (Gross Domestic Product): A measure of the financial value of the goods and services
produced within a territory.
Human development index: A United Nations measure of economic and social development
that takes into account per capita, life expectancy and adult literacy.
Poverty: A lack of wealth.…read more

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2.2-Global Groupings
Describe the global term of wealth and poverty:
Wealth: A large amount of money and possessions.
Poverty: A lack of wealth.
Explain, and illustrate, global economic classification:
Nations can be classified according to their overall levels of wealth.
LDCs = World's poorest low income nations, Around 50 states, Sometimes described as the
Fourth world.
Examples: Haiti, Mali & Afghanistan
NICs = Middle income nations where exports and average earnings have risen at unprecedented
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2. Trade Blocs can contain nations of varying levels of economic development. E.G. Mexico and
the USA are both part of NAFTA- this makes sense because Mexico has cheap labour force
and USA has management and research expertise. This allows American TNCS to exploit in
the human resources of both nations, cheaply manufacturing good in Mexico (Maquiladoras).
This is an example of spatial division of labour.…read more

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Explain the role and significance of a named TNC:
Key Points:
Started in: 1919
Strategy: Diversification into new markets, becoming a one stop shop for electrical goods, toys, and
home products in addition to the transnational business of food.
Source country: Low value £3 jeans Hong Kong which uses suppliers in China, Thailand, Bangladesh
and more...…read more

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China GDP = $8 Trillion
USA GDP = $15 Trillion
UK GDP = $2.4 Trillion
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Network: Illustrations or models that shows how different places are linked together.
Core: The most developed and highly populated region of a country.
Switched On:Nations, regions or cities that are strongly connected to others through things like
services, tourism and consumption of goods.
Switched Off: Nations regions or cities that are not strongly connected to others due to
Wilderness: an area of the planet that has not been touched by human activity.…read more

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Katie D'Souza

This is amazing! I don't suppose you happen to have a physical geography one as well? ;)

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