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4 Forces of Change

Government Policy
Multinational Corporations
Global Institutions
Local Community Groups

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Local Community Group Example

New Era Estate

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Government Policy Examples

Salford Quays
China's 1 child policy
URBAN POLICY

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Why should places be studied in context?

As they have a past that has shaped them, and embedded them in regional, national and global contexts

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Place in Context Example

Trafalgar Square

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Global Institutions as a Force of Change

World Bank
Invests in and helps set up thousands of projects, reduces poverty

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Multinational Corporations as a Force of Change: Detroit

Ford- large economic boost- jobs + wages
= migrants!
1950's, factories closed and relocated
Social deprivation
Huge population decline
Huge levels of unemployment- 24.8% in 2010