Interplaces: An Economic Geography of the Inter-urban and International Economies by Nicholas PhelpsInterplaces: An Economic Geography of the Inter-urban and International Economies by Nicholas Phelps

Interplaces: An Economic Geography of the Inter-urban and International Economies

byNicholas Phelps

Hardcover | September 9, 2017

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Much of the world's economic activity takes place in between cities and nations - the geographical containers that we have taken for granted for hundreds of years now. In this book Nicholas Phelps provides a guide to this uncharted territory within urban and economic geography. He highlights the importance of intermediary actors and processes in shaping this economy in between. From the airports, shopping malls, and office parks that have sprung up on the roadbetween cities, to work done on the move in cars and trains, to the decisions made by internationally mobile networks of experts in conferences and negotiations. The geography of the economy in between is revealed as one involving four recurring and coexisting economic geographical formations - theagglomeration, the enclave, the networks, and the arena. Phelps sets out a multidisciplinary perspective and agenda on the question of the how, why, and where much contemporary economic activity takes place.
Nicholas Phelps gained a BA (Hons) and a PhD in geography from UCL and Newcastle respectively. Prior to working as a professor at the Bartlett School of Planning at UCL, he has worked as a lecturer in City and Regional Planning at Cardiff University, in Geography at the University of Leeds and a Reader in geography at the University of...
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Title:Interplaces: An Economic Geography of the Inter-urban and International EconomiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:September 9, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199668221

ISBN - 13:9780199668229

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionPART 12. Human Geography and Interplaces3. An Economic Geography of InterplacesPART 2: The Inter-Urban Economy4. Suburbia5. The Mid-urban Realm6. Planes, Trains and Automobiles7. Policy MobilityPart 3: The International Economy8. The Multinational Enterprise9. Global Production Networks10. The Cognitive-cultural Economy11. The Non-territorial Realm of the International Economy12. Conclusion