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  • Degree Of Specialization Within The City
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    Economic Systems Throughout history there has been a common theme of progression towards more complex societies. The advent of agriculture enabled population sizes to increase, and allowed permanent settlements to arise. As extensive cultivation of farmland progressed, a surplus of food was created that enabled some people within a society to be non-food producers. These people who no longer were required to farm in order to survive were able to develop marketable goods that they could exchange ...
  • City Of Corinth
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    CORINTH AND ITS ECONOMY Present and past cultures have many similarities. One similarity comes to mind that stands above them all. I m referring to the comparison of today's stock market to the exchange of goods within the ancient cities of Greece, in particular, the city of Corinth. One of the most economically important communities in ancient Greece was the city of Corinth. But what made Corinth, or Korinthos as known in those times, such a vital part of the country's commerce After searching ...
  • Should Gambling Be Legalized
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    Should Gambling Be Legalized? Gambling is the risking of money or other possessions that's mostly depends on chance and luck, even tough some forms of gambling may be influenced by skills. Some stereotypical forms of gambling are found in casinos they include: roulette, blackjack, craps, poker, slots and many others. Nevertheless, there are other forms of gambling that people would not even consider them so such as playing the lottery. Gambling has been very popular since the beginning of time w...
  • Terrible Communication And Transportation Systems And Brampton
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    Infrastructure and Economic Prosperity A famous Canadian geographer was once quoted saying, ". ... any region which has a well developed transportation and communication network also enjoys a high degree of economic prosperity... ". . This statement has sparked much controversy between geographers, as well as economists. The argument is, is there a direct link between a developed infrastructure and economic prosperity. Without a doubt, there is a direct link between economic prosperity and a wel...
  • Removal Of Gm Jobs In Flint
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    Removal of GM Jobs In Flint strong culture is one that has dependency upon itself along with outside resources. The economy is hard if nearly impossible to predict, and this puts severe strain on a community that is dependent on one employer. Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Flint are examples of these types of communities. When a manufacturing process or company pulls out of a city, many problems arise. Flint is a city which has had a significant portion of an industry leave. GM used to be the heart ...
  • Selling Crack In El Barrio
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    Philippe Bourgois book In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio was published in 1995, and discussed his experiences of authors living in El Barrio (East Harlem). In 1985 the writer moved to this district of New York City with the purpose of studying the impact of imposed racial segregation and economic marginalization on the inner city Puerto Rican population (intro pg. 1). An interesting new insight into the street culture found in New York was captured in this book. The amount of pove...

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