The Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography

The Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography

by Gordon L. Clark
     
 

The Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography is the single most important statement of the scope and status of the vibrant interdisciplinary field of economic geography. It brings together more than 40 leading economists and geographers from around the world. From general statements about the history and evolution of the field to statements about the crucialSee more details below

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The Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography is the single most important statement of the scope and status of the vibrant interdisciplinary field of economic geography. It brings together more than 40 leading economists and geographers from around the world. From general statements about the history and evolution of the field to statements about the crucial problems of economic geography, the volume is preoccupied with the rival theories and perspectives that have sustained its recent growth. The volume is also focused upon linkages, including those between the global and the local, between industry location and trade, and between corporate strategy and market structure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198234104
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/04/2001
Series:
Oxford Handbooks Series
Pages:
776
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

The Editors
The Contributors
Introduction1
1Economic Geography: Transition and Growth3
2Economic Geography: The Great Half-Century18
Pt. IConceptual Perspectives
3Where in the World is the 'New Economic Geography'?49
4Doing Regulation61
5The New Economics of Urban and Regional Growth83
6Geography or Economics? Conceptions of Space, Time, Interdependence, and Agency99
Pt. IIGlobal Economic Integration
7The Geography of International Investment125
8Globalization, Localization, and Trade146
9Climate, Coastal Proximity, and Development169
10The Great Tablecloth: Bread and Butter Politics, and the Political Economy of Food and Poverty195
11The Regulation of International Finance215
12Finance and Localities230
Pt. IIICorporate Structure, Strategy, and Location
13Locations, Clusters, and Company Strategy253
14Places and Flows: Situating International Investment275
15The Globalization of Retail Capital: Themes for Economic Geography292
16The Management of Time and Space317
17Corporate Form and Spatial Form333
Pt. IVThe Geography of Innovation
18Nation States and Economic Development: from National Systems of Production to National Systems of Knowledge Creation and Learning353
19Location and Innovation: The New Economic Geography of Innovation, Spillovers, and Agglomeration373
20Restructuring and Innovation in Long-Term Regional Change395
21Industrial Districts: The Contributions of Marshall and Beyond413
22Innovation Networks, Regions, and Globalization432
Pt. VLocalities and Difference
23Local Labour Markets: Their Nature, Performance, and Regulation455
24Firms, Workers, and the Geographic Concentration of Economic Activity477
25Feminists Rethink the Economic: The Economics of Gender/The Gender of Economics497
26Racial and Economic Segregation in US Metropolitan Areas518
27Elite Power, Global Forces, and the Political Economy of 'Glocal' Development541
28Economic Geography in Practice: Local Economic Development Policy559
Pt. VIGlobal Transformations
29Markets and Environmental Quality585
30Environmental Innovation and Regulation607
31Spontaneous Integration in Japan and East Asia: Development, Crisis, and Beyond625
32Regional Economic Integration in North America649
33The European Union as more than a Triad Market for National Economic Spaces671
Pt. VIICoda
34Pandora's Box? Cultural Geographies of Economies689
Index705

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