Industrialisation

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What is Industrialisation ?
It's a process whereby tools become specialised and mechanised
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What will this eventually lead to?
economic growth, mass consumption and development
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What do modernisation theorists state about Industrialisation ?
That countries will be able to successfully industrialise if they follow Rostow's five stages of economic growth
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What are the five stages?
Traditional society, pre-conditions for take off, take off or economic growth, drive to maturity and age of high mass consumption
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What do dependency theorists state about industrialisation?
That it will lead to workers being exploited by large organisations in order to make a profit
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What case study is an example of this?
Primark on the racks
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What does this focus on?
Producing goods to export
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How does this relate to MEDC'S?
Because the products produced by TNC's such as primark are highly demanded by MEDC'S
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When did the UK, USA and EU Industrialisation Happen?
18/19th century
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Explain this process?
It was very slow and was not pushed
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What 3 factors influenced this Industrialisation?
Colonial powers, entreprenurial artisians and tehcnological innovations
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What's an example of technological innovations?
Coal and the steam engine invention
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When did the Japan and Russian Industrialisation take place?
19/20th century
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What did Japan and Russia want to follow?
Western models of Industrialisation
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What did the USSR superpower want?
It wanted to be the best
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What did it do as a result?
It industry was based on forcing mass production
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When did the asian tigers Industrialise?
In the 1960's
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What did they focus on?
Producing micro chips
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Why did they produce these?
Because neo-liberals stated that you should produce what you are good at
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What happened with the demand of products?
There was a high demand of products from large economies
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What did these economies focus on?
Export orientated industrialisation
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What company incorporates this into production?
Primark
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What therefore happened?
Their economic growth was high, as well as their GDP
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