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what does TNC stand for?
transnational cooperation
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what is a TNC?
A transnational corporation is a company which operates in at least two countries.Franchised.
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what is secondary industries?
Secondary industries are the second link in the chain of industries. Industries in this sector turn raw materials from the primary sector into a manufactured product. Examples of a secondary industry include food processing, which transforms raw produce i
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what is primary industries?
Primary industries are the starting point for all industrial activities. They involve the growing, extracting or collection of raw materials from the Earth or sea. Farming, fishing and mining are examples of primary industries.
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what is tertiary industries?
The Tertiary Industry focuses on a component of an economy that provides services to its consumers. These involve a large range of opportunities for example schools, restaurants, or financial banks. Usually, when countries become more developed, they tend
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example of primary job
farming,mining,fishing,oil production
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example of secondary job
shoe makers,builders,car manufacturers
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example of primary job
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example of quaternary job
computing, consultancy, project management, education and research and development.
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what is diversification
the action of diversifying something or the fact of becoming more diverse.the process of a business enlarging or varying its range of products or field of operation.
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what is globalisation
the process by which businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale.
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what is post industrial
postindustrial society, society marked by a transition from a manufacturing-based economy to a service-based economy, a transition that is also connected with subsequent societal restructuring.
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what is de-industrialisation?
the reduction of manufacturing within an economy. It is a central process in uneven geographical development, unfolding differently in cities and regions internationally.
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what is footloose?
A footloose industry is one which is not tied to any particular location or country and can relocate to another place without effect from factors of production such as resources, land, labour, and capital.
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what is employment?
Employment structure means how the workforce is divided up between the three main employment sectors - primary, secondary and tertiary. Employment structures change over time.

the state of having paid work.
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what is SOCIAL?
concentrates on divisions within society, initially class, ethnicity, and, to a lesser extent, religion; however, more recently others have been added, such as gender, sexual orientation, and age.
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what is ECONOMIC?
the study of how people earn their living, how livelihood systems vary by area and how economic activities are spatially interrelated and linked.
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the branch of geography that describes the spatial aspects of interactions between humans and the natural world.
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what is LIC
Low income country (LIC) – countries that have a GNI per capita of $1,035 or LESS according to the World Bank. These are poorer countries that have mainly primary jobs such as farming and mining.
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what is NEE
Newly Emerging Economies (NEE) - Countries that have begun to experience high rates of economic development, usually with rapid industrialisation.
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what is HIC
high income countries
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what is import
Goods bought into a country are called imports, and those sold to another country are called exports. Developed countries have a greater share of global trade than developing countries .
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what is export
Exports are defined as movable goods produced within the boundaries of one country, which are traded with another country.
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what is food security
Food security is when the entire population of a country has access to enough safe and nutritious food to maintain an active life. The opposite is food insecurity which is a problem for lots of different countries.
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why is it a problem?
Food insecurity can cause serious health issues when people have to choose between spending money on food and medicine or healthcare. Food insecurity can make it more difficult for a child to learn and grow. Food insecurity can lead to difficult decisions
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what is a quarry
a place, typically a large, deep pit, from which stone or other materials are or have been extracted.
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why is quarrying bad
visual intrusion, damage to landscapes, traffic, smoke, noise, dust, damage to caves, loss of land, and a deterioration in water quality.
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why is quarrying good
the materials gained by quarrying,are useful to make things we use in everyday life,also supporting the generation of electricity
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why is quarrying good (economically)
provides good employment
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why quarrying is bad (environment)
ruins landscapes,excessive noise and dust,increase in traffic
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