A Companion to Economic Geography

A Companion to Economic Geography

Editor(s): Eric Sheppard, Trevor J. Barnes

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631212232

Online ISBN: 9780470693445

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693445

About this Book

A Companion to Economic Geography presents students of human geography with an essential collection of original essays providing a key to understanding this important subdiscipline. The contributions are written by prominent international scholars offering a wide-ranging overview of the field.


  • Places economic geography in the wider context of geography.
  • Contributions from leading international scholars in the field.
  • Presents a comprehensive, up-to-date and accessible overview of all the major themes in the field.
  • Explores key debates, controversies and questions using a variety of historical and theoretical vantage points.
  • Charts the important work that has been done in recent years and looks forward to new developments in the global economy.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Worlds of Economic Geography

  2. Part II: Realms of Production

  3. Part III: Resource Worlds

  4. Part IV: Social Worlds

  5. Part V: Spaces of Circulation

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