A Companion to Economic Geography / Edition 1

A Companion to Economic Geography / Edition 1

by Trevor J. Barnes, Eric Sheppard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631235795

ISBN-13: 9780631235798

Pub. Date: 08/26/2002

Publisher: Wiley

A Companion to Economic Geography presents students of human geography with an essential collection of original essays providing a key to understanding this important subdiscipline. The contributions are written by prominent international scholars offering a wide-ranging overview of the field.

  • Places economic geography in the wider context of

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A Companion to Economic Geography presents students of human geography with an essential collection of original essays providing a key to understanding this important subdiscipline. The contributions are written by prominent international scholars offering a wide-ranging overview of the field.

  • Places economic geography in the wider context of geography.
  • Contributions from leading international scholars in the field.
  • Presents a comprehensive, up-to-date and accessible overview of all the major themes in the field.
  • Explores key debates, controversies and questions using a variety of historical and theoretical vantage points.
  • Charts the important work that has been done in recent years and looks forward to new developments in the global economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631235798
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/26/2002
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Geography Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
556
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Figures and Tables.

Acknowledgments.

1. Introduction: The Art of Economic Geography: Trevor J. Barnes and Eric Sheppard.

Part I: Worlds of Economic Geography:.

2. Inventing Anglo-American Economic Geography, 1889-1960: Trevor J. Barnes.

3. The Modeling Tradition: Paul S. Plummer.

4. The Marxian Alternative: Historical-Geographical Materialism and the Political Economy of Capitalism: Erik Swyngedouw.

5. Feminism and Economic Geography: Gendering Work and Working Gender: Ann M. Oberhauser.

6. Institutional Approaches in Economic Geography: Ron Martin.

7. Poststructural interventions: J. K. Gibson-Graham.

Part II: Realms of Production:.

8. The Geography of Production: Richard A. Walker.

9. Places of work: Jamie Peck.

10. Industrial Districts: Ash Amin.

11. Competition in Space and between Places: Eric Sheppard.

12. Urban and Regional Growth: Peter Sunley.

13. Geography and Technological Change: David L. Rigby.

Part III: Resource Worlds:.

14. Resources: Dean M. Hanink.

15. Agriculture: Brian Page.

16. Political Ecology: Michael Watts.

17. The Production of Nature: Noel Castree.

18. Single Industry Resource Towns: Roger Hayter.

Part IV: Social Worlds:.

19. Family, work and consumption: mapping the borderlands of economic geography: Nicky Gregson.

20. Concepts of class in contemporary economic geography: David Sadler.

21. Labor Unions and Economic Geography: Andrew Herod.

22. State and Governance: Joe Painter.

23. Creating the Corporate World: Strategy and Culture, Time and Space: Erica Schoenberger.

24. Networks of Ethnicity: Katharyne Mitchell.

Part V: Spaces of Circulation:.

25. The Economic Geography of Global Trade: Richard Grant.

26. Money and Finance: Andrew Leyshon.

27. The Political Economy of International Labor Migration: Helga Leitner.

28. Transportation: Hooked on Speed, Eyeing Sustainability: Susan Hanson.

29. Telecommunications and Economic Space: Barney Warf.

30. International Political Economy: Michael Webber.

Index.

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