Introduction to Economic Geography

Introduction to Economic Geography

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Todaya€™s rapidly flowing global economy, hit by recession following the financial crisis of 2008/9, means the geographical economic perspective has never been more important. An Introduction to Economic Geography comprehensively guides you through the core issues and debates of this vibrant and exciting area, whilst also exploring the range of approaches and paradigms currently invigorating the wider discipline. Rigorous and accessible, the authors demystify and enliven a crucial subject for geographical study. Underpinned by the themes of globalisation, uneven development and place, the text explores the diversity and vitality of contemporary economic geography. It balances coverage of 'traditional' areas such as regional development and labour markets with insight into new and evolving topics like neoliberalism, consumption, creativity and alternative economic practices. An Introduction to Economic Geography is an essential textbook for undergraduate students taking courses in Economic Geography, Globalisation Studies and more broadly in Human Geography. It will also be of key interest to anyone in Planning, Business and Management Studies and Economics.The key problem here is that of tapping into tacit knowledge that already exists within the firm, as expressed in the famous statement by ... When Honda, for example, decided to develop a new car in 1978, under the slogan a#39;Leta#39;s gamblea#39;, a product development team of ... The Honda City design teama#39;s revolutionary concept of the a#39;tall boya#39; fed back into Hondaa#39;s senior management sense that a radicalanbsp;...

Title:Introduction to Economic Geography
Author:Danny MacKinnon, Andrew Cumbers
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-05-22


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