The Geography of the World Economy / Edition 4
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The Geography of the World Economy / Edition 4

by Paul L Knox, John Agnew, Linda McCarthy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0340807121

ISBN-13: 9780340807125

Pub. Date: 04/03/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Geography of the World Economy provides an in-depth introduction to the globalization of the world economy and discusses local, regional, national, and global economic development over the course of history. It provides the basis for understanding the internal and external economic interactions of both industrialized and developing countries. Illustrated

Overview

The Geography of the World Economy provides an in-depth introduction to the globalization of the world economy and discusses local, regional, national, and global economic development over the course of history. It provides the basis for understanding the internal and external economic interactions of both industrialized and developing countries. Illustrated throughout, this new edition has been completely reworked and updated to take account of recent, substantial changes in the world economy. It is ideal for first and second year undergraduate courses in Economic Geography and International Relations.

Features of the Fourth Edition

·Extends the coverage of world cities, labor markets, the global office, women in development, tourism, and sustainable development

·Includes new material on the:
—Information economy and the Digital Divide
—International financial system and the Asian and Russian financial crises
—Economic implications of HIV/AIDS in Africa
—Implications of genetically modified foods on agriculture and trade

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340807125
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/03/2003
Series:
A Hodder Arnold Publication Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Most chapters conclude with a summary and list of key sources, suggested reading, and related websites.

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