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state capitalism?
economic and political system in which companies are privatly owned but cooperate closly w/ the gvrmt
labor unions?
organizations of workers that seek to improve wages and working conditions through various strategies
primary labor market?
offers jobs that provide extensive benefits to workers
secondary labor market?
jobs that provide minimal benifits to workers
profession?
prestigios white collar occupation that requires extensive formal education
corporations?
organization with a legal existance, including rights and liabilities, seperate from that of its memebers
conglomerate?
giant corporation composed of many smaller corporations
monopoly?
domination of a market by a single producer
oligopoly?
domination of a market by few producers
global economy?
expanding economic activity tha crosses national borders
industrial revolution changed the economy in 5ways
1. new source of energy
2.centrralization of work in factories
3.manufacturing and mass production
4.specialization
5. wage labor
demography?
study of human population
fertility?
incdence of childbearing n a countries population
crude birth rate?
the number of live births in a given yr for every 1000 ppl in a population
crue death rate?
# of deaths in a given yr 4 every 1000 ppl in a pop