Geography: The Global Economy

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Geography: The Global Economy
Question 2: Spacing and timing: a tension in the global economy
Answer:
There are prevailing divisions of labour and differing modes of production in the global economy. Specifically, some parts of the world are industrial hubs whilst other parts of the world are tertiary sector or technological hubs; likewise, some parts of the world are typified by low-cost labour whilst others are typified by affluent labour forces (such as those found in the affluent western nations). A country such as Bangladesh now has a thriving garment industry which is dominated by widowed women who are low paid and whose depressed incomes guaranteed that Bangladesh is the cheapest country in the world in which to operate such a...
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.....n of oil reserves – or could inflame companies to look at cheaper fuel alternatives.
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