Chapter 17. The Production of Nature

  1. Eric Sheppard1 and
  2. Trevor J. Barnes2
  1. Noel Castree

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693445.ch17

A Companion to Economic Geography

A Companion to Economic Geography

How to Cite

Castree, N. (2003) The Production of Nature, in A Companion to Economic Geography (eds E. Sheppard and T. J. Barnes), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693445.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Minnesota

  2. 2

    University of British Columbia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631212232

Online ISBN: 9780470693445



  • economic geography;
  • capitalism;
  • UK farmland;
  • genetically modified food;
  • marxist geography


This chapter contains section titled:

  • From Technocentrism to Ecocentrism: Externalizing Nature

  • The Production of Nature

  • The “Production” of Nature?

  • Water and Uneven Development in the Southwest USA

  • Producing Food, Privatizing Nature

  • Intellectual and Political Strengths

  • Problems, Responses, and Prospects

  • Endnotes

  • Bibliography