Politics and Practice in Economic Geography

Politics and Practice in Economic Geography

by Adam Tickell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412907861

ISBN-13: 9781412907866

Pub. Date: 08/10/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This is the first sustained discussion of methodological issues in economic geography in the last twenty years. It comprises an extended discussion of qualitative and ethnographic methods; an assessment of quantitative and numerical methods; an examination of post-structuralist and feminist methodologies; an overview of case-study approaches; and an inquiry into

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This is the first sustained discussion of methodological issues in economic geography in the last twenty years. It comprises an extended discussion of qualitative and ethnographic methods; an assessment of quantitative and numerical methods; an examination of post-structuralist and feminist methodologies; an overview of case-study approaches; and an inquiry into the relation between economic geography and other disciplines. With short, accessible, and engaging chapters, this is a critical assessment of qualitative and quantitative methods in economic geography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412907866
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/10/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: POSITION AND METHOD: PRODUCING ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHIES
Chapter 1: Politics and Practice: Becoming a Geographer - Erica Schoenberger
Chapter 2: Smoke and Mirrors: An Ethnography of the State - Alison Mountz
Chapter 3: Nature Talks Back: Studying the Economic Life of Things - Paul Robbins
Chapter 4: Sexing the Economy, Theorizing Bodies - Linda Mc Dowell
Chapter 5: Putting Play to Work - Geraldine Pratt and Caleb Johnston
Chapter 6: Of Pufferfish and Ethnography: Plumbing New Depths in Economic Geography - Elizabeth C. Dunn
PART TWO: POLITICIZING METHOD: ACTIVATING ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHIES
Chapter 7: Method and Politics: Avoiding Determinism and Embracing Normativity - Andrew Sayer
Chapter 8: Cultivating Subjects for a Community Economy - J.K. Gibson-Graham
Chapter 9: A Public Language for Analyzing the Corporation - Philip O’Neill
Chapter 10: The Place of Personal Politics - Jane Wills
Chapter 11: Locating the Thai State - Jim Glassman
Chapter 12: Post-socialism and the Politics of Knowledge Production - John Pickles and Adrian Smith
PART THREE: QUANTITY AND QUALITY
Beyond Dualist Economic Geographies
Chapter 13: Hybrid GIS and Cultural Economic Geography - Mei-Po Kwan
Chapter 14: Evolution in Economic Geography? - David L. Rigby
Chapter 15: Beyond Close Dialogue: Economic Geography as if it Matters - Gordon L. Clark
Chapter 16: Economic Geography, by the Numbers? - Paul Plummer
Chapter 17: Methodologies, Epistemologies, Audiences - Amy Glasmeier
PART FOUR:BOUNDARY CROSSINGS
Mobilizing Economic Geographies
Chapter 18: Out of Africa: History, Nature, Empire - Judith Carney
Chapter 19: ‘I Offer You This, Commodity’ - Vinay K. Gidwani
Chapter 20: ‘El Otro Lado’ and Transnational Ethnographies - Altha J. Cravey
Chapter 21: Researching Transnational Networks - Philip F. Kelly and Kris Olds
Chapter 22: Reflexivity and Positionality in Feminist Fieldwork Revisited - Richa Nagar and Susan Geiger
Chapter 23: Researching Hybridity through ‘Chinese’ Business Networks - Henry Wai-chung Yeung

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