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an indicator of heightened economic integration in the western hemisphere- eliminates barriers to trade and investment
economic development only occurs through self-sufficiency and internal markets. Strong state intervention with less trade
making imported products extremely expensive and domestic manufactured goods cheaper
provision of goods and services without the benefit of government regulation, registration and taxation
Mexican assembly plants that line the border with the US and are characteristic of manufacturing systems in an increasingly globalized economy
peasants farming small plots for their subsistance- leads to permanent or shifting cultivation. Small farmers typically plant a mixture of crops
organization of american states- an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
stresses privatization, export production, and few restrictions on imports. No government intervention, one strong agricultural commodity
area where many of the urban poor live in self built housing on land that does not belong to them. Found in the periferico
treaty of tordesillas
result of portugese presence in the americas- divided land between spain and portugal
the biogeographic term used to describes a grouping of the worlds flora and fauna- similar "biomes" is like similar vegetation, and climate regions
trapping of incoming and outgoing solar radiation by an array of natural greenhouse gases in the atmospheric layer closest to earth
pollution of the lower atmosphere, increasing the greenhouse effect. increase int he temperature of the earths atmosphere
commerical and business strip that extends from the colonical core to the newer parts of the city
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