Today we look at the response of Global Civil Society to Globalisation…read pages 224 and 225 and look at the table on page 225 – you will fill in the sheets and simplify the data from the table.
We will look at the different egs of Civil Society, which you will add to the top of the sheet.
Go to 228 in ‘Global interactions’ read pages 228 to 230 – we will look at the Costs & benefits of Globalised production and compared it with Local commercial, production. You will draw a simple cost/benefit table on the back of the A3 sheet Make simple notes.
Also please watch ‘slow food nation’ videos, which are a local backlash against global, fast food. Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3
For homework you need to study a non globalised society – people who have minimal contact with the outside world and live alternative lifestyle – Read pages 240 to 243 and answer questions 1 to 4.on page 243.
Then – answer this question ‘ evaluate the quality of life of a contemporary non-globalised society.’ 10 marks.
I will take work in on Monday. We will start revision and cover the first 2 parts of paper 1 – ‘Populations in Transition’ and ‘Disparities in wealth and development’
Today we are looking at glocalisation – please see this doc. Make sure you read over the Mindmup we produced regarding rates of adoption of globalisation
Choose any one question to answer from the past paper questions
Due in on Monday
Today we looked at cultural imperialism and went through some videos and articles from geographyalltheway
We also planned some answers for these to these general past exam questions on this theme :-
Discuss the extent to which the process of globalization has reduced physical and cultural diversity on an international scale.( 15 marks )
Every country will eventually lose its distinctive national identity as a result of global interactions. Discuss this statement ( 15 marks )
Make sure you read them.
Define and exemplify the the concept of cultural imperialism. 10
-define cultural imperialism using one example.
With reference to examples discuss the difference between Cultural diffusion and Cultural Imperialism 10
In class Thursday 30th March – you will look at – The Impact of cultural diffusion on 1 indigenous tribe. You can work in groups on this.
Read these links on the Xingu tribe Amazon
read tourism and tribes
Xingu and Belo Monte Dam
threats to the xingu
Now – Answer this question – Examine the impact of cultural diffusion on one indigenous tribe. ( 10 marks )
Today we will briefly go over homogenisation of urban and rural landscapes. We looked at urban mostly but need to go over rural changes. Either one or both could come up on a paper. See past paper questions on environment and make sure you could answer these.
We will move on to Socio-cultural change. You will answer questions 1 & 2 in my absence. The temporal and spatial growth of 2 branded commodities and glocalisation.
On Thursday 30th we will discuss the affect of cultural diffusion on tribes and answer question 3.
Effects multi national manufacturing Bhopal – USA chemical plant in India – also eg of technological hazard.
Transboundary pollution – Fukushima – and another or
Deepwater Horizon. – Answer for ‘consequences of increasing demand of a raw material = Oil.’
Civil Society and the environment – Greenpeace
Homogenisation of landscapes – Please make sure you read over this for homework…and revise well for your exams.
Please read over these questions and their answers – 1 & 2 and answer q3 for homework this weekend. Use geogalltheway and read pages 87 – 90 in Global Interactions book and pages 585 – 587 in Planet Geog chapter Economic interactions and flows and also refer to the IB study guide as it is to the point. You will answer handwritten and no more than 2 and half sides. Please plan out using the notes on slide 9 from the powerpoint as a guide.
As you are missing Monday’s class please read these notes on
Agro-industrialisation ( Agribusiness ) and the environmental consequences – check this useful board shot and if necessary add the doc above to fill in any gaps
Food miles and the envt
consequences of increasing demand of a raw material = Oil.
notes on Oil and read the links attached to this.
Explain the role of ICT in the growth of international outsourcing.
Information flows and outsourcing
Outsourcing: The process of taking internal company functions and paying an outside firm to handle them. The process of outsourcing part of your business operations to another company is known as subcontracting.
The internet as it was launched 1993
Americans Outsourcing overseas video
Growth and development of ICT has revolutionised the way in which we work and where we work..major force in globalisation. See Trump
Answer these questions in groups use geogalltheway and read pages 87 – 90 in Global Interactions book and pages 585 – 587 in PLanet Geog chapter Economic interactions and flows.