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AP Human Geography Digital Knowledge Source
Why What is Where: The Digital Knowledge Source for AP Human Geography
Curated by Allison Anthony
Explore the cities and emerging urban clusters that will drive dramatic growth and demographic changes over the next generation. A McKinsey Quarterly Economic Studies article.
In the next 13 years, 600 cities will account for nearly 65 percent of global GDP growth. That is reason enough to explore this global dataset with over 2,600 metropolitan areas.
Everyone loves Greek food, right? It's delicious and healthier than some other choices. But for many cash-strapped Greeks, globalization has introduced processed foods and choices like hamburgers and pizza, which are less expensive. Now, there is an increasing problem with obesity. How will they deal with this? Listen to this latest installment in the "Food for 9 Billion" series.
Starbucks And China's Temples: Burned By The Higher Calling Of Commerce - Worldcrunch. com.
Is globalization crossing the lines of the sanctity of cultural respect when businesses overlap with religion or places with historical significance? Is this commodification? Or what's wrong with having a little frappacino while meditating?
From technology to equality, five ways the world is getting better all the time...
This article by former President of the United States, Bill Clinton, outlines numerous ways that globalization can improve world, especially in developing regions. He uses examples from around the world and includes numerous geographic themes.
Technology-Phones mean freedom Health-Healthy communities prosper Economy-Green energy equals good business Equality-Women rule Justice-The fight for the future is now
Tags: technology, medical, economic, gender, class, globalization, development, worldwide.
The world is becoming more and more interconnected. Globalization changes how people consume, work and live almost everywhere on the world. Today, many economic, political, cultural or ecological relationships are not explainable from a national perspective. At the same time, a controversial debate about the consequences of globalization has begun.
Questions to ponder: What are the driving forces behind globalization? What areas are most impacted by globalization? How does globalization benefit some, and adversely impact others? Why?
Tags: Globalization, economic, industry, NGOs, political, scale, unit 6 industry.