GLOBAL INTERACTIONS



1. MEASURING GLOBALIZATION?

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Source: KOF Index


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To what extent do these maps of globalisation reflect reality?






CORE AND PERIPHERY MODEL


2. TIME-SPACE CONVERGENCE

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TRANSPORT


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WIDER READING

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY THE GEOGRAPHY OF TRANSPORT SYSTEMS

STUDENT TIMELINES ON THE CHANGES IN OCEAN & AIR TRANSPORTATION

Trine's & Pots timeline on Air Transportation

Ana Paula and Mariana's timeline Air Transportation
Carolina M. and Denise's Ocean Transportation
Carlos's Ocean Transportation

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

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NEW TRANSATLANTIC CABLE BOOST FOR AFRICA

THE DIGITAL DIVIDE & THE ROLE OF ICT IN CIVIL SOCIETY

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DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING WORD DOCUMENT - THIS WILL FORM THE BASIS FOR YOUR CASE STUDY IN THIS TOPIC

Digital Technology in Africa
DIGITAL DIVIDE IN THE UK STATISTICS
DIGITAL DIVIDE IN MEXICO

FUTURE TRENDS IN INTERNET USAGE INFOGRAPHIC CLICK HERE

3. ECONOMIC INTERACTIONS

FINANCIAL FLOWS

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Source: Huffington Post article 'Globalization has made economic crises more likely'


LABOUR FLOWS


OUTSOURCING




THE STORY ON THE TRUE COST OF CHEAP CLOTHING CLICK HERE

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Do regions have boundaries?



ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

Polluting Industries



Environmental Awareness

Task sheet for todays lesson using timetoast.com here is an instruction sheet to help out


Your timelines

Oscar Lorena and Emiliano

SOCIO-CULTURAL EXCHANGES


YOU NEED TO CREATE A FACEBOOK PROFILE FOR COCA COLA - SHOWING THEIR SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL PATTERN OF ADOPTION. USE THIS TEMPLATE OR CLASSTOOLS.NET



POLITICAL OUTCOMES

THE LOSS OF POLITICAL SOVEREIGNTY (COURTESY OF MR UDEN'S GEOGRAPHY SITE SOURCE: MR. UDEN'S GEOGRAPHY SITE)


NATION STATE: IS IT DEAD?

LOCAL GLOBAL INTERACTIONS









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Many geographers and others value diversity in human affairs. Is globalisation therefore a bad thing?