An Introduction to Economic Geography: Globalization, Uneven by Danny MacKinnon

By Danny MacKinnon

Advent to financial Geographyis a vital introductory textbook for undergraduate scholars taking classes in Geography and Human Geography. it truly is compatible for college students forthcoming the topic in any respect degrees.

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In particular, globalization seems to be associated with a resurgence of certain regions as economic units. The success of dynamic growth regions such as the City of London (financial and business services), Silicon Valley (advanced electronics), southern Germany (vehicles and electronics) and north-eastern Italy (machine tools, textiles), for example, is rooted in the specialized production systems that have flourished there. Geographical proximity seems to encourage close linkages and communication between firms, enabling them to share information and resources.

QXP 23/3/07 11:16 Page 24 From commercial geography to the ‘cultural turn’? 2 Regional economic specialization in Asia under colonialism. 302–3. 15). The Handbook of Commercial Geography emphasized factual detail over abstract theory, with George G. 25). 2). 15). 16). 24 By the 1930s, however, the empires of the major powers were in decline, with policy debates becoming increasingly focused upon internal national issues such as unemployment and poverty. 18). 21) as a project of ‘areal differentiation’, which describes and interprets the variable character of the earth’s surface, expressed through the identification of distinct regions.

2 An economic geography perspective Economic geography is concerned with concrete questions about the location and distribution of economic activity, the role of uneven geographical development and processes of local and regional economic development. 10 Employment in financial and business services in Britain, 2005. Source: ONS, 2006. QXP 23/3/07 11:53 Page 14 Introducing economic geography implications and consequences of particular arrangements and processes). According to one recent definition: Economic geography is concerned with the economics of geography and the geography of economics.

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