Limits to Globalization: The Disruptive Geographies of Capitalist Development

Limits to Globalization: The Disruptive Geographies of Capitalist Development

by Eric Sheppard


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199681167
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/30/2016
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Eric Sheppard, Alexander von Humboldt Chair, University of California, Los Angeles

Eric Sheppard is Humboldt Chair and Professor of Geography at the University of California. Prior to this he worked in the Geography Department of the University of Minnesota (1976 to 2012), beginning as Assistant Professor and awarded the highly prestigious Regents Professorship in 2008. Eric has research interests in geographical political economy, uneven geographies of globalization, neoliberalism, urbanization in the global South, urban sustainability and environmental justice, and critical GIS. He teaches courses in globalization, economic geography, development and urban change.

Table of Contents

Preface: Understanding Globalizing Capitalism
1. Geography, Economy, Development
2. Spatialities of Commodity Production
3. The Uneven Geographies of Globalizing Capitalism
4. Capitalist Dynamics: Continuity, or Crisis?
5. Globalizing Capitalism's Spatio-temporalities
6. The Free Trade Doctrine - A Critique
7. Geographies of Unequal Global Exchange
8. Capitalism's Raggedy Edges: People, Earth, Finance
9. Conclusion

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