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The Capitalist Space Economy: Geographical Analysis After Ricardo, Marx and Sraffa

The Capitalist Space Economy: Geographical Analysis After Ricardo, Marx and Sraffa

1st Edition

Eric Sheppard, Trevor Barnes
February 28, 2017

Representing an innovative approach to the analysis of the economic geography of capitalism, this stimulating book develops an analytical political economic framework. Part 1 provides an introductory overvi9ew fo some of the fundamental debates about price, profits and value in economics which...

Return Migration and Regional Economic Problems

Return Migration and Regional Economic Problems

1st Edition

Russell King
February 28, 2017

This book, originally published in 1986, based on extensive original research, presents many findings on the phenomenon of return migration and on its impact on regional economic development. It remains the only study of its kind. International in scope, the book includes chapters on return...

An Industrial Geography of Italy

An Industrial Geography of Italy

1st Edition

Russell King
February 28, 2017

At the time this book was originally published in 1985 Italy was one of Europe’s leading industrial nations. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of Italian industry during the 1980s. It introduces Italy’s physical and human resources and outlines the historical development of the industry...

Regions in Recession and Resurgence

Regions in Recession and Resurgence

1st Edition

Michael Chisholm
February 28, 2017

The world economy has undergone rapid evolution in recent decades, along with changes in the importance of industries and their organization, and sharp changes in the fortunes of regions. There are differences of opinion regarding the mainsprings of change and development and the role of goverments...

Towards Global Localization

Towards Global Localization

1st Edition

Philip Cooke
February 28, 2017

This book is a study of changes taking place in two advanced technology industries: computing and communications, in Britain and France. It examines whether a good explanation can be provided for the spatial shifts in both global and local industries, with the aid of the regulationist perspective....

Western European Economy

Western European Economy

1st Edition

Allan M. Williams
February 28, 2017

This book explores the evolution of the Western European economy since 1945 and considers some of the salient features of capital, labour and the state. It provides a broad review of the major features of economic development in Western Europe....

Economic Geography (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

Economic Geography (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)

1st Edition

B. W. Hodder, Roger Lee
February 28, 2017

This book introduces the reader to the many lines of thought in the literature on economic geography and to tie these various aspects together within the concept of the economy. The book focusses on the dynamic and integrated nature of economies at different scales and levels of development....

An Industrial Geography of the Netherlands

An Industrial Geography of the Netherlands

1st Edition

Egbert Wever, Marc de Smidt
February 28, 2017

This book, originally published in 1990, provides a comprehensive and detailed assessment of the Dutch economy since the war, discussing the changes which have been brought about by the restructuring of the economic base. The book employs case studies to analyse in particular the impact of regional...

The Industrial Structure of American Cities

The Industrial Structure of American Cities

1st Edition

Gunnar Alexandersson
October 04, 2016

This book analyzes the distribution of the urban population in the United States. It attempts to summarize some pertinent historic developments and some locational discussions presented in the literature, by detailed analysis of individual industries....

Urbanism, Colonialism and the World-economy

Urbanism, Colonialism and the World-economy

1st Edition

Anthony D King
September 29, 2016

Recent years have witnessed a surge in public awareness concerning the impact of world economic forces on cities. In this challenging book, the author argues that though the consciousness is new the phenomena themselves are not. For the past two centuries at least, world economic, political and...

Global Cities

Global Cities

1st Edition

Anthony D King
September 29, 2016

This book originates as a case study of London's role as 'world city', focusing on imperialism and the internationalization of capital of London and exploring the link between urbanization processes and global economic forces....

The Geography of Iron and Steel

The Geography of Iron and Steel

1st Edition

Allan M. Williams
October 07, 2015

This volume provides a survey of the world’s iron-ore resources during the 1960s and the distribution of the iron and steel industries. There are specific chapters on the UK , Western Europe, the USSR, the USA and smaller sections on Africa, Latin America and South East Asia. Particular attention...

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