A Companion to Economic Geography

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Wiley, Aug 16, 2002 - Science - 556 pages
A Companion to Economic Geography presents students of human geography with an essential collection of original essays providing a key to understanding this important subdiscipline. The contributions are written by prominent international scholars offering a wide-ranging overview of the field.

  • Places economic geography in the wider context of geography.
  • Contributions from leading international scholars in the field.
  • Presents a comprehensive, up-to-date and accessible overview of all the major themes in the field.
  • Explores key debates, controversies and questions using a variety of historical and theoretical vantage points.
  • Charts the important work that has been done in recent years and looks forward to new developments in the global economy.

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Eric Sheppard is Professor of Geography at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of the Capitalist Space Economy (with Trevor Barnes), A World of Difference (with Philip Porter), and editor of Scale and Geographic Inquiry (with Robert McMaster), as well as the author of numerous articles on regional political economy.

Trevor J. Barnes is Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia. He is the author or editor of six previous books including Logics of Dislocation, and most recently The New Industrial Geography (with Meric Gertler). His current research is around the history of geography's quantitative revolution.

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