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The Geography of the world economy, Paul Knox, John Agnew, and Linda McCarthy

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The Geography of the world economy
Title
The Geography of the world economy
Statement of responsibility
Paul Knox, John Agnew, and Linda McCarthy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 color throughout, this new edition has been completely reworked and updated to take account of recent significant changes in the world econo
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Knox, Paul L
Dewey number
330.9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Agnew, John A
  • McCarthy, Linda
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  • Economic geography
  • Economic history
Label
The Geography of the world economy, Paul Knox, John Agnew, and Linda McCarthy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Key sources and suggested reading
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of boxes; Acknowledgements; Part 1: Economic Patterns and the Search for Explanation; 1. The changing world economy; 1.1 Studying the world economy; 1.2 Economic organization and spatial change; 1.3 Spatial divisions of labor; Key sources and suggested reading; 2. Global patterns and trends; 2.1 What "economic development" means; 2.2 International patterns of resources and population; 2.3 International patterns of industry and finance; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading
  • 3. Geographical dynamics of the world economy3.1 History of the world economy; 3.2 States and the world economy; 3.3 "Market access" and the regional motors of the world economy; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; Part 2: Rise of the Core Economies; 4. Preindustrial foundations; 4.1 Beginnings; 4.2 Emerging imperatives of economic organization; 4.3 Emergence of the European world-system; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; 5. Evolution of the core regions; 5.1 The Industrial Revolution and spatial change; 5.2 Machinofacture and the spread of industrialization in Europe
  • 5.3 Fordism and North American industrialization5.4 Japanese industrialization: Two economic miracles; 5.5 Emergence of "organized" capitalism; 5.6 Principles of economic geography: Summarizing lessons from the industrial era; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; 6. Globalization of economic activities; 6.1 Transition to advanced capitalism; 6.2 Patterns and processes of globalization; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; Part 3: Spatial Transformation of Core and Periphery; 7. Spatial reorganization of the core economies; 7.1 The context for urban and regional change
  • 7.2 Spatial reorganization of the core economies7.3 Old industrial spaces; 7.4 New industrial spaces; 7.5 Regional inequality in core economies; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; 8. Dynamics of interdependence: Transformation of the periphery; 8.1 Colonial economies and the transformation of global space; 8.2 Economic mechanisms of enmeshment and maintenance in the colonial world economy; 8.3 Influence of colonial administration on interdependence; 8.4 Mechanisms of cultural integration; 8.5 Changing global context of interdependence; 8.6 Alternative models of development?; Summary
  • Key sources and suggested reading9. Agriculture: The primary concern?; 9.1 Agriculture in the periphery; 9.2 Land, labor, and capital; 9.3 Rural land reform; 9.4 Capitalization of agriculture; 9.5 Science and technology in agriculture; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; 10. Industrialization: The path to progress?; 10.1 National and global stimuli to industrialization; 10.2 Limits to industrialization in the periphery; 10.3 Geography of industrialization in the periphery; 10.4 Rise and fall of the Soviet model of industrialization; 10.5 China's rise in the world economy; Summary
Control code
ocn880825813
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
6th ed
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 479 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134615230
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880825813
Label
The Geography of the world economy, Paul Knox, John Agnew, and Linda McCarthy
Publication
Note
Key sources and suggested reading
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of boxes; Acknowledgements; Part 1: Economic Patterns and the Search for Explanation; 1. The changing world economy; 1.1 Studying the world economy; 1.2 Economic organization and spatial change; 1.3 Spatial divisions of labor; Key sources and suggested reading; 2. Global patterns and trends; 2.1 What "economic development" means; 2.2 International patterns of resources and population; 2.3 International patterns of industry and finance; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading
  • 3. Geographical dynamics of the world economy3.1 History of the world economy; 3.2 States and the world economy; 3.3 "Market access" and the regional motors of the world economy; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; Part 2: Rise of the Core Economies; 4. Preindustrial foundations; 4.1 Beginnings; 4.2 Emerging imperatives of economic organization; 4.3 Emergence of the European world-system; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; 5. Evolution of the core regions; 5.1 The Industrial Revolution and spatial change; 5.2 Machinofacture and the spread of industrialization in Europe
  • 5.3 Fordism and North American industrialization5.4 Japanese industrialization: Two economic miracles; 5.5 Emergence of "organized" capitalism; 5.6 Principles of economic geography: Summarizing lessons from the industrial era; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; 6. Globalization of economic activities; 6.1 Transition to advanced capitalism; 6.2 Patterns and processes of globalization; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; Part 3: Spatial Transformation of Core and Periphery; 7. Spatial reorganization of the core economies; 7.1 The context for urban and regional change
  • 7.2 Spatial reorganization of the core economies7.3 Old industrial spaces; 7.4 New industrial spaces; 7.5 Regional inequality in core economies; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; 8. Dynamics of interdependence: Transformation of the periphery; 8.1 Colonial economies and the transformation of global space; 8.2 Economic mechanisms of enmeshment and maintenance in the colonial world economy; 8.3 Influence of colonial administration on interdependence; 8.4 Mechanisms of cultural integration; 8.5 Changing global context of interdependence; 8.6 Alternative models of development?; Summary
  • Key sources and suggested reading9. Agriculture: The primary concern?; 9.1 Agriculture in the periphery; 9.2 Land, labor, and capital; 9.3 Rural land reform; 9.4 Capitalization of agriculture; 9.5 Science and technology in agriculture; Summary; Key sources and suggested reading; 10. Industrialization: The path to progress?; 10.1 National and global stimuli to industrialization; 10.2 Limits to industrialization in the periphery; 10.3 Geography of industrialization in the periphery; 10.4 Rise and fall of the Soviet model of industrialization; 10.5 China's rise in the world economy; Summary
Control code
ocn880825813
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
6th ed
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 479 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134615230
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880825813

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