The World Economy: Resources, Location, Trade and Development / Edition 6

The World Economy: Resources, Location, Trade and Development / Edition 6

by Frederick P. Stutz, Barney Warf
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321722507

ISBN-13: 9780321722508

Pub. Date: 01/11/2011

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This comprehensive text explores contemporary geographic topics and perspectives relating to the world economy. The authors provide a strong theoretical and practical foundation for understanding the global economy in an era of shifting borders, restructuring economies, and regional realignments. Economic theory is combined with geography to address critical problems

Overview

This comprehensive text explores contemporary geographic topics and perspectives relating to the world economy. The authors provide a strong theoretical and practical foundation for understanding the global economy in an era of shifting borders, restructuring economies, and regional realignments. Economic theory is combined with geography to address critical problems of growth, distribution, and development, along with their impact on international business. Recent geopolitical changes are vividly portrayed in a series of superb full-color maps and striking photographs. The Sixth Edition includes updated tables and data, color maps, 2009 economic statistics, a detailed analysis of the global shift in world trade and development, eleven new Case Studies, and a new Premium Website with videos, weblinks, RSS feeds, and quizzes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321722508
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/11/2011
Pages:
456
Sales rank:
495,401
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Economic Geography: An Introduction
2. The Historical Development of Capitalism
3. Population
4. Resources and Environment
5. Theoretical Considerations
6. Agriculture
7. Manufacturing
8. Services
9. Transportation and Communications
10. Cities and Urban Economies
11. Consumption
12. International Trade and Investment
13. International Trade Patterns
14. Development and Underdevelopment in the Developing World

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