6. The “Matter of Nature” in Economic Geography

  1. Trevor J. Barnes1,
  2. Jamie Peck2 and
  3. Eric Sheppard3
  1. Karen Bakker

Published Online: 20 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118384497.ch6

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Economic Geography

How to Cite

Bakker, K. (2012) The “Matter of Nature” in Economic Geography, 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.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Canada

  2. 2

    University of British Columbia, Canada

  3. 3

    University of Minnesota, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Canada

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:

  • “Matter of Nature” in economic geography;
  • environmental goods and services, in capital accumulation;
  • environmental impacts of economic activity;
  • economic geography and environmental issues;
  • global environment, a new set of actors and concerns;
  • environmental regulation, and challenges posed to firms;
  • consumers in OECD countries, growing sensitivity;
  • emerging research agendas;
  • commodity chains and global production networks;
  • “New Materialism” in economic geography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Evolving Perspectives on Environmental Issues within Economic Geography

  • Rethinking “Nature”

  • Conclusions: A “New Materialism” in Economic Geography?

  • References