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Progress in Industrial Geography (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

Edited by Michael Pacione


288 pages

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This edited collection, first published in 1985, deals with a number of the major themes central to the study of industrial geography. Topics under discussion include new methodologies, the growing service industries, foreign investment and the industrial geography of the developing world. With a detailed introduction from Michael Pacione and comprehensive coverage, the title reflects the extent to which the field of industrial geography changed over the second half of the twentieth century in response to economic change, to incorporate the growth of multinational enterprises and the influence of globalisation, alongside traditional discussion of the manufacturing industry. Providing an essential background to developments in industrial geography, this title will be valuable to students with an interest in the economics, characteristics and advancement of industrial change.

Table of Contents

List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Introduction; 1. Theory and Methodology in Industrial Geography W. F. Lever 2. Industrial Linkage Studies A. G. Hoare 3. Intra-Urban Industrial Geography P. J. Bull 4. Service Industries: Some New Directions P. W. Daniels 5. Foreign Direct Investment and Divestment Trends in Industrialised Countries I. J. Smith 6. The Geography of Mass-Redundancy in Named Corporations A. R. Townsend and F. W. Peck 7. Regional Development Policies and Economic Change C. M. Law 8. The Industrial Geography of the Third World G. B. Norcliffe; Notes on Contributors; Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / General
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography