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The Economic Geography Reader: Producing and Consuming Global Capitalism

Edited By: John Bryson, Nick Henry, David Keeble and Ron Martin

481 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | May 1999 | #100613 | ISBN: 0471985287
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Focuses on the evolving geography of the advanced capitalist economies of Europe, North America, and the Pacific Rim. Provides an easily accessible collection of some of the most important papers published in the dynamic discipline.

It deserves to be widely read and adopted.
--The Geographical Journal, 2000


The economy in transition - globalization and beyond?: the globalization debate and the transformation of capitalism; geographies of global integration; the rise of new capitalisms; regulating the new capitalism. Spaces of production: introduction - spaces of production - towards new economic geographies; reworking the division of labour; rethinking the spatial mosaic; new spaces of production. Spaces of consumption: introduction - consumption, geography and identity; capitalizing on consumption; landscapes of consumption; pick 'n' mix - the commodification of identity. Work, employment and society: the transformation of work; rethinking labour; new (?) social enquiries; beyond the welfare state?

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