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ISBN-13: 9781848134041
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication date: 06/21/2011
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jane Pollard is a researcher whose interests embrace geographies of money and finance and their intersection with regional economic development. She sits on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Economic Geography, Geography Compass and Growth and Change.


Cheryl McEwan is the author of Gender, Geography and Empire and Postcolonialism and Development, and is co-editor of Postcolonial Geographies. She is currently Editor (Development Section) of Geography Compass and sits of the Editorial Board of the RGS-IBG/Blackwell Book Series.


Alex Hughes is Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography at Newcastle University in the UK. She is co-editor of Geographies of Commodity Chains.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Postcolonial Economic Lives - The Editors

Section 1: Theorising the economic
1. Can Political Economy be Postcolonial? A Note - Dipesh Chakrabarty
2. Postcolonial Theory and Economics: Orthodox and Heterodox - Eiman O. Zein-Elabdin
3. Acts of theory and violence : Can the worlds of economic geographies be left in tact? - Roger Lee
4. Economic Geographies as Situated Knowledges - Wendy Larner

Section 2: Postcolonial understandings of the economic
5. Cultural Econo-Mixes of the Bazaar - Nitasha Kaul, Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, London
6. Bridging the Legal Abyss: Hawala and the Waqf? - Hilary Lim
7. Postcolonial geographies of Latin American migration to London: towards a materialist perspective - Cathy McIlwaine

Section 3: Postcolonial economies: policy and practice
8. Development and Postcolonial Takes on Biopolitics and Economy - Christine Sylvester
9. Postcolonial economies of development volunteering - Pat Noxolo

Conclusion - The Editors

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