LOWER SIXTH - CJ SCHEDULE, WEEKS 10-13
MODULE 1 THE DYNAMICS OF CHANGE
10.3 HUMAN GEOGRAPHY: CHANGES IN THE UK IN THE LAST 30 YEARS
SPECIFICATION CONTENT
DETAILED CONTENT/LESSON FOCUS
SKILLS
The changing sectoral and spatial organisation of business.
The reasons for and the effects of the following changes:

CJ SCHEDULE
WEEKS10-13
Manufacturing change and its geographical areas of decline and growth Definition of manufacturing
• Overall % change
• Breakdown according to sector
• Case study for one located area of decline and one located area of growth
Secondary source utilisation: • Published statistical data and texts • Pie charts and Lorenz Curves
The growth of the service sector and the geographical areas in which it is growing Definition of service sector
• Overall % change and reasons for growth
• National geographical pattern and explanation
• Case study of one located area of growth
Secondary source utilisation: • Published statistical data and texts • Pie charts and Lorenz Curves
Gender differences in employment Trends in male/female employment e.g.numbers and types of employment.
• Reasons for those trends
Secondary source utilisation: • Published statistical data and texts • Pie charts and Lorenz Curves
Other changes in employment (e.g. homeworking, part time employment, self employment) Secondary source utilisation: • Published statistical data and texts • Pie charts and Lorenz Curves
Overseas investment and its effects upon the economy and employment, both nationally and regionally • Definitions of inward overseas investment
• Types of investment and geographical location
• Case study of one overseas investment and it's effects at local and national level e.g. Nissan, Toyota, Fujitsu etc.
Secondary source utilisation: • Published statistical data and texts

UK Economic last 30 years
1998
1(a)(i)With the aid of examples, describe what is meant by a "A global product"
(ii)Explain the rapid growth in the number of such products in recent years.                      (8)
(b)Identify two pieces of evidence which can be used to demonstrate the changing importance of transnational corporations (TNCs) in the UK economy, and describe how the evidence can be used for this purpose.                    (5)
(c)Many TNCs have their headquarters in Economically More Developed Countries (EMDCs), but have built overseas branches in the Newly Industrialised Countries (NICs).
With reference to one or more examples, explain why these corporations have been attracted to the NICs                   (7)
(d)Discuss the economic and social effects in the country of origin of a TNC when it makes decisions to locate branches in other countries                                                                (5) (25) 

GG04 1997
2(a)Define the term Transnational Corporation (TNC).
(ii)Give an example of such a corporation and describe the global spatial organisation of the corporation that you have named.                                                                                                  (5)
(b)What kinds of evidence would you collect to show the impact of the TNCs on the economy of the United Kingdom.                                                                  (5)

(c)With reference to the newly industrialised countries, explain why they have developed as both hosts and countries of origin for TNCs.                                                                           (7) 
(d)Describe and suggest reasons for some of the attitudes adopted by different groups of people when it is proposed to build a branch factory of an overseas Transnational Corporation in the UK                                                               (8)    (25)