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The Geography of the World Economy provides an in-depth and stimulating introduction to the 'globalization' of the world economy. The book offers a consideration of local, regional, national and global economic development over the long historical term. The theory and practice of economic and political geography provide a basis for understanding the interactions within and among the developed and developing countries of the world. Illustrated in colour throughout, this new edition has been completely reworked and updated to take account of the substantial changes in the world economy, and includes a new chapter on services. It is ideal for upper level university undergraduates and for post-graduates in a variety of specializations including geography, economics, political science, international relations and global studies.
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Provides an in-depth and stimulating introduction to the theory and practice of economic geography. Explains how the world economy affects where industries are located, and puts trends in jobs and investments in a straight-forward global perspectiveAbout the Author:
Paul Knox is University Distinguished Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning, and Senior Fellow for International Advancement at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
John Agnew is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA Linda McCarthy is an Associate Professor of Geography and a member of the Urban Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA, and a certified planner.
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Book Description Routledge, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0340948353
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