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
This reader introduces students to examples of the most important research in the field of economic geography.

  • Brings together the most important research contributions to economic geography.
  • Editorial commentary makes the material accessible for students.
  • The editors are highly respected in their field.

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Introduction Reading Economic Geography
Part I Worlds of Economic Geography
Part II Realms of Production
Part III Resource Worlds
Part IV Social Worlds
Part V Spaces of Circulation
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About the author (2008)

Trevor J. Barnes is Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia. His previous publications include A Companion to Economic Geography (co-edited with Eric Sheppard, Blackwell Publishing, 2001).

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

Eric Sheppard is Professor of Geography at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of The Capitalist Space Economy and A World of Difference and the co-editor with Trevor Barnes of A Companion to Economic Geography (Blackwell Publishing, 2001) and with Robert McMaster of Scale and Geographic Inquiry (Blackwell Publishing, 2003).Adam Tickell is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Bristol. He is editor of Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers and review editor of the Journal of Economic Geography.

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