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Titel: The Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography
Autor/en: Gordon L. Clark, Meric S. Gertler, Maryann P. Feldman

ISBN: 0199250839
EAN: 9780199250837
Sprache: Englisch.
Herausgegeben von Gordon L. Clark, Meric S. , Professor Gertler, Maryann P. Feldman
OXFORD UNIV PR

Juli 2003 - kartoniert - 776 Seiten

Beschreibung

This is the most comprehensive and significant statement about the value and potential of economic geography in thirty years. More than forty leading economists and geographers from around the world investigate the rival theories and perspectives that have sustained the recent development of economic geography, and offer stimulating insights into the emerging global economy of the twenty-first century.

The editors have outstanding reputations for original research at the boundaries of economics and geography. They have taught in leading U. S. and European universities, and have contributed to significant debates about the theory of economic geography and its applications to public policy. The handbook is devoted to the frontiers of the field, eschewing nostalgia for the past in favour of contributions relevant to the emerging global economy of the twenty-first century. From general
statements about the history and evolution of the field to statements about the crucial problems of economic geography, it is concerned with the rival theories and perspectives that have sustained the recent growth of economic geography. Always provocative and challenging, it will continue to define the
terms of debate for the coming decade.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Economic Geography: Transition and Growth ; 2. Economic Geography: The Great Half Century ; PART I. CONCEPTUAL PERSPECTIVES ; SECTION 1: MAPPING THE TERRITORY ; 3. Where in the World is the 'New Economic Geography'? ; 4. Doing Regulation ; SECTION 2: ANALYTICAL FRAMEWORKS ; 5. The New Economics of Urban and Regional Growth ; 6. Geography or Economics? Conceptions of Space, Time, Interdependence, and Agency ; PART II. GLOBAL ECONOMIC INTEGRATION ; SECTION 3: INVESTMENT AND TRADE ; 7. The Geography of International Investment ; 8. Globalization, Localization, and Trade ; SECTION 4: DEVELOPMENT AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT ; 9. Geography and Economic Development ; 10. The Great Tablecloth: Bread and Butter Politics and the Political Economy of Food and Poverty ; SECTION 5: FINANCE CAPITAL ; 11. The Regulation of International Finance ; 12. Finance and Localities ; PART III. CORPORATE STRUCTURE, STRATEGY, AND LOCATION ; SECTION 6: COMPETITION, LOCATION, AND STRATEGY ; 13. Locations, Clusters, and Company Strategy ; 14. Places and Flows: Situating International Investment ; 15. The Globalization of Retail Capital: Themes for Economic Geography ; SECTION 7: REMAKING THE CORPORATION ; 16. The Management of Time and Space ; 17. Corporate Form and Spatial Form ; PART IV. THE GEOGRAPHY OF INNOVATION ; SECTION 8: NATIONAL AND LOCALIZED LEARNING ; 18. National States and Economic Development: from National Systems of Production to National Systems of Knowledge Creation and Learning ; 19. Location and Innovation: The New Economic Geography of Innovation, Spillover, and Agglomeration ; 20. Restructuring and Innovation in Long Term Regional Change ; SECTION 9: DISTRICTS AND REGIONAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS ; 21. Industrial Districts: The Contributions of Marshall and Beyond ; 22. Innovation Networks, Regions, and Globalization ; PART V: LOCALITIES AND DIFFERENCE ; SECTION 10: LABOUR AND LOCALITY ; 23. Local Labour Markets: Their Nature, Performance, and Regulation ; 24. Firms, Workers, and the Geographic Concentration of Economic Activity ; SECTION 11: GENDER, RACE, AND PLACE ; 25. Feminists Rethink the Economic: The Economics of Gender/the Gender of Economics ; 26. Racial and Economic Segregation in US Metropolitan Areas ; SECTION 12: COMMUNITIES, POLITICS, AND POWER ; 27. Elite Power, Global Forces, and the Political Economy of Global Development ; 28. Economic Geography in Practice: Local Economic Development Policy ; PART VI: GLOBAL TRANSFORMATIONS ; SECTION 13: ENVIRONMENT AND REGULATION ; 29. Markets and Environmental Quality ; 30. Environmental Innovation and Regulation ; SECTION 14: TRADE AND INVESTMENT BLOCS ; 31. Spontaneous Integration in Japan and East Asia: Development Crisis and Beyond ; 32. Regional Economic Integration in North America ; 33. The EU as more than a Triad Market for National Economic Spaces ; PART VII: CODA ; 34. Pandora's Box? Cultural Geographies of Economies

Portrait

Gordon L. Clark is the Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, holds a Professorial Fellowship at St Peter's College, and is currently a Senior Research Associate of the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School. His current research is on pension fund governance focusing upon the competence and consistency of decision-makers and the design of rules and regulations to enhance the investment performance of these crucial institutions (supported by the National Association of Pension Funds and Watson Wyatt). Related work centres on individual financial decision-making in defined contribution plans emphasizing the intersection between cognition and context (supported, in part, by the ESRC, Mercers, and Watson Wyatt).

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Review from previous edition 'A comprehensive introduction, invaluable to advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students, as well as to those instructors whose teaching was based in the earlier lore' Brian J. L. Berry, School of Political Economy, University of Texas at Dallas

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