30. The Corporation as Disciplinary Institution

  1. Trevor J. Barnes2,
  2. Jamie Peck3 and
  3. Eric Sheppard4
  1. Joshua Barkan

Published Online: 20 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118384497.ch30

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography

How to Cite

Barkan, J. (2012) The Corporation as Disciplinary Institution, in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography (eds T. J. Barnes, J. Peck and E. Sheppard), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118384497.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Canada

  2. 3

    University of British Columbia, Canada

  3. 4

    University of Minnesota, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444336801

Online ISBN: 9781118384497

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Keywords:

  • the corporation as a disciplinary institution;
  • corporations, role in shaping economic landscapes;
  • corporations, centers of managerial knowledge;
  • proliferation of questions/methods in corporate geography over the decades;
  • corporatization of the university, intellectually and politically crucial;
  • proliferation of approaches to the corporation, debate over corporate geography;
  • corporate power, produced, conceptualized, and institutionalized

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Requiem for the Undead

  • Corporations as Disciplinary Institutions

  • Trajectories

  • Conclusion

  • References