This book originates as a case study of London's role as 'world city', focusing on imperialism and the internationalization of capital of London and exploring the link between urbanization processes and global economic forces.
1. Introduction 2. The Changing Context 3. Some Economic Debate 4. Neo-classical and Keynesian Theories of Regional Growth. 5. Neo-classical and Keynesian Theories of Regional Growth in the Light of Experience 6. Searching For A New Way 7. Taking the Supply Side Seriously 8. The Location Needs of Modern Firms 9. Local Initiative.
The books in this set, originally published between 1968 and 1992 introduce the reader to the many lines of thought in the literature on economic geography and tie these various aspects together within the concept of the economy. As well as providing a comprehensive overview of the Western European economy since the Second World War, and including specific studies and assessments of the Dutch and Italian economies, these volumes examine the economic factors that have shaped cities and patterns of urbanization.