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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

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


Services

Services

  • 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?

  • 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

Figure 12-1


Employment change in the united states by sector

Employment Change in the United States by Sector

Figure 12-2


Where did services originate1

Where Did Services Originate?

  • 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?

  • 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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