Location in Space : Theoretical Perspectives in Economic Geography
This text offers an overview of the major theories and concepts of economic geography.
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- Paperback | 431 pages
- 187.96 x 236.22 x 22.86mm | 839.14g
- 01 Apr 1990
- Pearson Education Limited
- Harlow, United Kingdom
- 3rd edition
Table of contents
Introduction: The Perspective of Economic Geography PART I: LOCATION IN SPACE: A MODED-BASED APPROACH 2. Spatial Organization of Economic Activities: A Simplified Model 3. A Heterogeneous Land Surface 4. Transportation and the Spatial Organization of Economic Activities: Routes, Networks, Transportation Costs 5. Spatial Variations in Production Costs 6. Demand, Scale and Agglomeration 7. The Time-Space Dimension: Cumulative Economic Development PART II: LOCATION IN SPACE: ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVES 8. The Contemporary Business World: Economic Structure, Business Organizations and the Competitive Process 9. Strategic Behavior of Large Business Organizations: A Geographical Perspective 10. Insights from the Social and Economic Theories of Marx 11. Social Relations and the Geography of Production 12. Postscript.