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CH 12.1: “Types and Origin of Services” and CH 12.3a: “Historical Development of World Cities”. Monday- 3/31. BW: Txtbook Scavenger Hunt- please staple on your left hand side of your notebook. Services. Service = any activity that fulfills a human want or need

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Ch 12 1 types and origin of services and ch 12 3a historical development of world cities

CH 12.1: “Types and Origin of Services” and CH 12.3a: “Historical Development of World Cities”


Monday 3 31
Monday- 3/31 “Historical Development of World Cities”

  • BW: Txtbook Scavenger Hunt- please staple on your left hand side of your notebook.


Services
Services “Historical Development of World Cities”

  • Service = any activity that fulfills a human want or need

  • Services are located in settlements

    • Location of services is important for profitability

    • Affluent regions tend to offer more services

    • Local diversity is evident in the provision of services


Where did services originate
Where Did Services Originate? “Historical Development of World Cities”

  • Three types of services

    • Consumer services

      • About 44 percent of all jobs in the United States

    • Business services

      • About 24 percent of all jobs in the United States

    • Public services

      • About 17 percent of all jobs in the United States

    • In the United States, all employment growth has occurred in the services sector


Percentage of gdp from services 2005
Percentage of GDP from Services, 2005 “Historical Development of World Cities”

Figure 12-1


Employment change in the united states by sector
Employment Change in the “Historical Development of World Cities”United States by Sector

Figure 12-2


Where did services originate1
Where Did Services Originate? “Historical Development of World Cities”

  • Services in early rural settlements

    • Early consumer services met societal needs

      • Examples = burial of the dead, religious centers, manufacturing centers

    • Early public services probably followed religious activities

    • Early business services to distribute and store food


Where did services originate2
Where Did Services Originate? “Historical Development of World Cities”

  • Services in early urban settlements

    • Services in ancient cities

      • Earliest urban settlements (e.g., Ur), Athens, Rome

    • Services in medieval cities

      • Largest settlements were in Asia

      • European cities developed with feudalism


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