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.
Table of Contents
1. Regions in recession and resurgence 2. Towards Global Localization 3. Economic Geography 4. Urbanism, colonialism and the world-economy : cultural and spatial foundations of the world urban system 5. Global Cities 6. Return migration and regional economic problems 7. The Industrial Geography of Italy 8. The Geography of Iron and Steel 9. The capitalist space economy : geographical analysis after Ricardo, Marx and Sraffa 10. An industrial geography of the Netherlands : an international perspective 11. The Western European Economy 12. The Industrial Structure of American Cities
Multivolume collection by leading authors in the field.