Geography Compass

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Edited By: Michael Bradshaw

Online ISSN: 1749-8198

Virtual Issues

Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography 2015: Mapping Economies in Transformation

The editors of the Economic section of Geography Compass are pleased to present a new Virtual Issue to coincide with the Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography in Oxford, August 19-23, 2015. The Conference is a biennial, international gathering of geographers, regional scientists, policy makers and researchers of related disciplines.

The selected articles, which represent five of the most downloaded EG Compass papers, serve as examples of the original, peer-reviewed surveys of current economic geography research published in Geography Compass by leading scholars from universities worldwide and will be freely available until the end of August, 2015

The selected articles are:

Places of Work, Scales of Organising: A Review of Labour Geography
David Christoffer Lier
See Also: Teaching and Learning Guide

Brand and Branding Geographies
Andy Pike

Coerced, Forced and Unfree Labour: Geographies of Exploitation in Contemporary Labour Markets
Kendra Strauss

Economic Geographies of the Global South: Missed Opportunities and Promising Intersections with Development Studies
James T. Murphy
See Also: Practice and Economic Geography

New Spatial Logics in Global Cities Research: Networks, Flows and New Political Spaces
Karen P. Y. Lai