The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography

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The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography presents students and researchers with a comprehensive overview of the field, put together by a prestigious editorial team, with contributions from an international cast of prominent scholars. Offers a fully revised, expanded, and up-to-date overview, following the successful and highly regarded Companion to Economic Geography published by Blackwell a decade earlier, providing a comprehensive assessment of the field Takes a prospective as well as retrospective look at the field, reviewing recent developments, recurrent challenges, and emerging agendas Incorporates diverse perspectives (in terms of specialty, demography and geography) of up and coming scholars, going beyond a focus on Anglo-American research Encourages authors and researchers to engage with and contextualize their situated perspectives Explores areas of overlap, dialogues, and (potential) engagement between economic geography and cognate disciplinesFor, based as it is in feminist and anti-essentialist critiques of orthodox and radical economic discourse, it has proven more ... On the sidewalk, it is much trickier to separate the literature into neat piles: the lines between political economy, ... economy of both the street and the sidewalk: to a significant extent, at least in terms of basic categories, the answers ... In other words, detectives working the street and the sidewalk are usually pretty sure who did it long before they ask a€œWhodunnit?

Title:The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography
Author:Trevor J. Barnes, Jamie Peck, Eric Sheppard
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2012-02-15


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