Reading Economic Geography

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Trevor J. Barnes, Jamie Peck, Eric Sheppard, Adam Tickell
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Science - 496 pages
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This reader introduces students to examples of the most importantresearch in the field of economic geography.

  • Brings together the most important research contributions toeconomic geography.
  • Editorial commentary makes the material accessible forstudents.
  • The editors are highly respected in their field.
 

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Contents

Introduction Reading Economic Geography
1
Part I Worlds of Economic Geography
11
Part II Realms of Production
89
Part III Resource Worlds
167
Part IV Social Worlds
249
Part V Spaces of Circulation
329
Consolidated bibliography
403
Index
439
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Trevor J. Barnes is Professor of Geography at the Universityof British Columbia. His previous publications include ACompanion to Economic Geography (co-edited with Eric Sheppard,Blackwell Publishing, 2001).

Jamie Peck is Professor of Geography and Sociology at theUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author ofWork-place (Guilford, 1996) and Workfare States(Guilford, 2001) and co-editor (with Henry Yeung) of Remakingthe Global Economy: economic-geographical perspectives (Sage,2003)

Eric Sheppard is Professor of Geography at the Universityof Minnesota. He is the author of The Capitalist SpaceEconomy and A World of Difference and the co-editor withTrevor Barnes of A Companion to Economic Geography(Blackwell Publishing, 2001) and with Robert McMaster of Scaleand Geographic Inquiry (Blackwell Publishing, 2003).AdamTickell is Professor of Human Geography at the University ofBristol. He is editor of Transactions of the Institute ofBritish Geographers and review editor of the Journal ofEconomic Geography.

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