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Quiz 16

Heglund Quiz is on Tues. Nov 25, defentions from book's glossary

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Location Theory A logical attempt to explain the locational pattern of an economic activity and the manner in which its producing areas are interrelated.
Outsourcing with reference to production, to turn over in part or in total to a third party
sunbelt the south and southwest regions of the united states.
Technopole centers or nodes of high-technology research and activity around which a high-technology corridor is sometimes established.
offshore with reference to production, to outsource to a third party located outside of the country
deindustrialize process by which companies move industrial jobs to other regions with cheaper labor, leaving the newly _____ region to switch to a service economy and to work through a period of high unemployment.
variable costs costs that change directly with the amount of production (e.g. energy supply and labor costs.)
friction of distance The increase in time and cost that usually comes with increasing distance.
Footloose industry IDK, I didn't find it in the glossary or index so the definition will be: Magical unicorn industry and that has a loose foot and rainbows are produced. YAY!
global division of labor phenomenon whereby corporations and others can draw from labor markets around the world, made possible by the compression of time and space through innovation in communication and transportation systems.
gerrymandering redistricting 4 advantage or the practice of dividing areas in2 electoral districts 2 give one political party an electoral majority in a large number of districts while concentrating the voting strength of the opposition in as few districts as possible.
secularism the idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulated and adhered to for life on Earth, not to accommodate the prescriptions of a deity and promises of comfortable afterlife. Opposite of theocracy.
theocracy a state whose government is under the control of a ruler who is deemed to be divinely guided, or of a group of religious leaders.
pandemic an outbreak of a disease that spreads worldwide.
transhumanance a seasonal periodic movement of pastoralists and their livestock between highland and lowland pastures.
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