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Introduction to Geography. By Arthur Getis Judith Getis Jerome D. Fellmann. Chapter 10. Economic Geography. Overview. The Classification of Economic Activity and Economies Primary Activities: Agriculture Other Primary Activities Trade in Primary Products

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Introduction to geography

Introduction to Geography

By Arthur Getis

Judith Getis

Jerome D. Fellmann


Chapter 10

Chapter 10

Economic Geography


Overview
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


The classification of economic activity and economies
The Classification of Economic Activity and Economies

  • Categories of Activity

  • Types of Economic Systems


Primary activities agriculture
Primary Activities: Agriculture

  • Subsistence Agriculture

    • Extensive Subsistence Agriculture

    • Intensive Subsistence Agriculture

    • Green Revolution


Primary activities agriculture cont
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


Other primary activities
Other Primary Activities

  • Fishing and Forestry

  • Mining and Quarrying


Trade in primary products
Trade in Primary Products

  • Importance to Developing Economies

  • Danger of Commodity Trade Dependence


Secondary activities manufacturing
Secondary Activities: Manufacturing

  • Industrial Locational Models

  • Other Locational Considerations

    • Transport Characteristics

    • Agglomeration Economies

    • Comparative Advantage

    • Imposed Considerations

    • Transnational Corporations


Industrial location in planned economies
Industrial Location in Planned Economies

  • Major Manufacturing Patterns and Trends

  • High-Tech Patterns


Tertiary and beyond
Tertiary and Beyond

  • Tertiary Sector

  • Quaternary Sector


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