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  1. Introduction to Geography By Arthur Getis Judith Getis Jerome D. Fellmann

  2. Chapter 10 Economic Geography

  3. Overview • The Classification of Economic Activity and Economies • Primary Activities: Agriculture • Other Primary Activities • Trade in Primary Products • Secondary Activities: Manufacturing • Industrial Location in Planned Economies • Tertiary and Beyond

  4. The Classification of Economic Activity and Economies • Categories of Activity • Types of Economic Systems

  5. Primary Activities: Agriculture • Subsistence Agriculture • Extensive Subsistence Agriculture • Intensive Subsistence Agriculture • Green Revolution

  6. Primary Activities: Agriculture (cont.) • Commercial Agriculture • Production Controls • A Model of Agricultural Location • Intensive Commercial Agriculture • Extensive Commercial Agriculture • Special Crops • Agriculture in Planned Economies

  7. Other Primary Activities • Fishing and Forestry • Mining and Quarrying

  8. Trade in Primary Products • Importance to Developing Economies • Danger of Commodity Trade Dependence

  9. Secondary Activities: Manufacturing • Industrial Locational Models • Other Locational Considerations • Transport Characteristics • Agglomeration Economies • Comparative Advantage • Imposed Considerations • Transnational Corporations

  10. Industrial Location in Planned Economies • Major Manufacturing Patterns and Trends • High-Tech Patterns

  11. Tertiary and Beyond • Tertiary Sector • Quaternary Sector