Economic Geography: A Contemporary Introduction

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Wiley, Jun 25, 2007 - Science - 456 pages
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Economic Geography is a comprehensive introduction to this growing field, providing students with a vibrant and distinctive geographical insight into the economy.

  • Contrasts a distinctively geographical approach with popular conceptions and assumptions in economics and management studies
  • Debates a wide range of topics including economic discourses, uneven development, commodity chains, technology and agglomeration, the commodification of nature, states, transnational corporations, labour, consumption, economic cultures, gender, and ethnic economies
  • Is richly illustrated with examples, vignettes, and case studies drawn from a variety of sectors around the world
  • Is written in a clear, engaging and lively style
  • Includes a rich array of photos, figures, text boxes, sample essay questions and annotated lists of further reading

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as it title says is an excellent introduction to economic geography with plenty of examples that undegrad students find very interesting.

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About the author (2007)

Neil M. Coe is Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography at the University of Manchester.

Philip F. Kelly is Associate Professor of Geography at York University, Canada.

Henry W.C. Yeung is Professor of Economic Geography at the National University of Singapore.

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