3 min read•april 26, 2020
Industrialization and Economic Growth will give power to some but will hurt others through the process of Uneven Development.
The spatial grouping of people or activities for mutual benefit. Ex: Hollywood
Concentration of technologically advanced industries to stimulate economic development. Ex: Silicon Valley
Method of transportation, storage, and delivery that allows businesses to only store what they need for consumers to get quickly. Ex: Amazon
Flexible set of new production practices that are not mass-produced to disperse production around the globe.
Decline in an industrial region to shift into outsourcing or offshoring production. Ex: Rust Belt
A company with international production of goods and services based in a different region that their production. Ex: Disney; Coca-Cola
The use of economic and political pressures to influence a developing or an underdeveloped country. Ex: French West Africa
American factories on the Mexican side of the border that use cheap Mexican migrant labor. Ex: Tijuana; Mexicali
An area in the South and SW regions of the USA that have grown rapidly after World War 2, especially in the High-Tech Corridor and in Oil/Natural Gas Production.
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