The Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography

Paperback | November 7, 2003

EditorGordon L. Clark, Meric S. Gertler, Maryann P. Feldman

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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 ofeconomic 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. Thehandbook 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 ofeconomic 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.

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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 ofeconomic geography, and offer stimulating ins...

Gordon L. Clark is a Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography and Fellow of St Peter's College, Oxford. Meric S. Gertler is a Goldring Professor of Canadian Studies and Professor of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto. Maryann P. Feldman is at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:770 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.63 inPublished:November 7, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Gordon L Clark, Maryann Feldmann, Meric Gertler: Economic Geography: Transition and Growth2. Allen Scott: Economic Geography: The Great Half CenturyPart I. Conceptual PerspectivesSection 1: Mapping the Territory3. Paul Krugman: Where in the World is the 'New Economic Geography'?4. Jamie Peck: Doing RegulationSection 2: Analytical Frameworks5. Ed Glaeser: The New Economics of Urban and Regional Growth6. Eric Sheppard: Geography or Economics? Conceptions of Space, Time, Interdependence, and AgencyPart II. Global Economic IntegrationSection 3: Investment and Trade7. Tony Venables and Howard Shatz: The Geography of International Investment8. Michael Storpor: Globalization, Localization, and TradeSection 4: Development and Underdevelopment9. John Gallup, Andrew Mellinger, and Jeffrey Sachs: Geography and Economic Development10. Michael Watts: The Great Tablecloth: Bread and Butter Politics and the Political Economy of Food and PovertySection 5: Finance Capital11. Risto Laulajainen: The Regulation of International Finance12. Adam Tickell: Finance and LocalitiesPart III. Corporate Structure, Strategy, and LocationSection 6: Competition, Location, and Strategy13. Michael Porter: Locations, Clusters, and Company Strategy14. Peter Dicken: Places and Flows: Situating International Investment15. Neil Wrigley: The Globalization of Retail Capital: Themes for Economic GeographySection 7: Remaking the Corporation16. Erica Schoenberger: The Management of Time and Space17. David B. Audretsch: Corporate Form and Spatial FormPart IV. The Geography of InnovationSection 8: National and Localized Learning18. Bengt-Ake Lundvall and Peter Maskell: National States and Economic Development: from National Systems of Production to National Systems of Knowledge Creation and Learning19. Maryann Feldman: Location and Innovation: The New Economic Geography of Innovation, Spillover, and Agglomeration20. Cristiano Antonelli: Restructuring and Innovation in Long Term Regional ChangeSection 9: Districts and Regional Innovation Systems21. Bjorn Asheim: Industrial Districts: The Contributions of Marshall and Beyond22. Beat Hotz-Hart: Innovation Networks, Regions, and GlobalizationPart V: Localities and DifferenceSection 10: Labour and Locality23. Ron Martin: Local Labour Markets: Their Nature, Performance, and Regulation24. Gordon Hanson: Firms, Workers, and the Geographic Concentration of Economic ActivitySection 11: Gender, Race, and Place25. Linda McDowelll: Feminists Rethink the Economic: The Economics of Gender/the Gender of Economics26. John Kain: Racial and Economic Segregation in US Metropolitan AreasSection 12: Communities, Politics, and Power27. Eric Swyngedouw: Elite Power, Global Forces, and the Political Economy of Global Development28. Amy Glasmeier: Economic Geography in Practice: Local Economic Development PolicyPart VI: Global TransformationsSection 13: Environment and Regulation29. R. Kerry Turner: Markets and Environmental Quality30. David Angel: Environmental Innovation and RegulationSection 14: Trade and Investment Blocs31. Tetsuo Abo: Spontaneous Integration in Japan and East Asia: Development Crisis and Beyond32. John Holmes: Regional Economic Integration in North America33. Ash Amin: The EU as more than a Triad Market for National Economic SpacesPart VII: Coda34. Nigel Thrift: Pandora's Box? Cultural Geographies of Economies

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`'Whether scholar or student, this book is the place to come for comprehensive, critical, reflective and futuristic writing on economic geography''Ann Markusen, Hubert Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota