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Geography C110: Economic Geography of the Industrial World (Fall 2011, UC Berkeley). Instructor: Professor Richard A. Walker.

Economic Geography of the Industrial World - Industrialization, urbanization, and economic growth in the global North. Locational patterns in manufacturing, retailing trade, and finance. Geographic dynamics of technical change, employment, business organization, resource use, and divisions of labor. Property, labor, and social conflict as geographic forces. Local, national, and continental rivalries in a global economy, and challenges to U.S.

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  • Lecture 01 – Geography and Economy, The Economy Today, Political Economy Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Markets: A World for Sale Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Industry: Revolutions in Production Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – Technology: Progress & Knowledge Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Capital: The Accumulation of Money & Trouble Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Localization of Industry: Places of Production Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Globalization of Industry: Production Chains Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – The Space of Flows: Logistics & Systems Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – Retail Location: Spaces for Selling Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – National Economies: States, Difference & Trade Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – State Economic Policy: Development & Stabilization Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Stabilization (cont.), Empire & Economy Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Cities & Regions Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – Class Struggle in the USA: Capital Triumphant Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Will Work for (Fast) Food: The New Economy of Labor Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Workers of the World: Hope in the East? Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – New Divisions of Labor: The Changing Nature of Work Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Elements of Finance: Money, Banks & Securities Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Global Finance: Money Makes the World Go Round Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Finance & Growth: The Control of Capital Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – Financial Frenzy: Bubble Economics & Dysfunctional Finance Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – Natural Resources & Industry Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – Energy Lifelines Unlimited
  • Lecture 24 – Energy Lifelines (cont.), Waste of the World: Neglected Geographies Unlimited

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