Geography 150 Notes, Jan 26 & 28
Geography 150 Notes, Jan 26 & 28 GEOG 150
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Geography January 26 amp 28 0 Women s status gender inequality index I Females include a little over 50 of the human population I Reproductive health empowerment work force participation I Feminization of poverty and double work load 0 Women work constantly throughout the day 0 Women produce 7590 of food crops in the world Development explained O Coreperiphery model I Core countries are the rich countries I Periphery are the poor countries I There is a greater spatial uniformity in wealth before the colonial period I Core regions add value to the resources of the periphery 0 Coal rubber oil etc 0 Ex Cotton starts at 5 from the farmer he sells they sell they sell until it gets to store where the cotton has turned into clothes and is now much more expensive Profit 0 Farmers produce what they don t consume and consume what they don t produce 0 They can make more money this way 0 Within the periphery there are cores and peripheries 0 China is periphery but places with in china are cores because they are richer than China s over all population 0 Within cores there are peripheries and cores 0 Oregon and Washington create and sell timber to china to make furniture and then buy it back I They are periphery in a core the US 0 Neoclassical and dependency model I Newcolonialism I Political independence but little economic independence I Multinational corporations and local elite have replaced colonial government 0 Ex Tea in Kenya has a lot of power with government policy because they control most of the tea business 0 Globalization and neoliberalism I Globalization about the spread of free market capitalism I More open boarders not completely open though less government intervention I Increased interconnection of places 0 Cell phones cheaper air traffic container transport I Spread of neoliberalism as a development philosophy I Neoliberalism has nothing to do with politics I liberal economics getting rid of the government as much as possible I Neoliberalism the market is always the most efficient distributer of good and services 0 Corporation privatization selling of state assets 0 The government is making colleges privatized because they the rich don t want to put money into them I Reason the price for college is going up I Impact 0 Cutting expenses for social services 0 Reducing safety net for poor maintenance of roads bridges water supply Thursday January 28 2016 Chapter 3 Middle America Physical Geography 0 Landforms I There are many tectonic plate boundaries Which can create earthquakes I Most mountain rangers are on the edges of tectonic plates I Yucatan Peninsula is a at uplifted limestone surface 0 Limestone up thrust 0 Climate horizontal distribution from north to south I Intertropical convergent zone moves north to south I In the summer it brings rain to Mexico and in the Winter it is dry in Mexico 0 Climate altitudinal zonation I Tierra caliente warm coastal lowlands plantation agriculture 0 Cacao chocolate bananas sugar cane tobacco I Tierra templada temperate greatest population concentrations 0 Not too hot not too cold 0 Much of gold and silver found 0 Mexico City I Could raise cattle 0 Wet forest corns beans squash
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