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Contents List of Figures Preface Acknowledgments Part 1: Conceptual foundations Chapter 1 A geographical approach to the economy Chapter 2 Economic discourse - does 'the economy' really exist? Part 2: Dynamics of economic space Chapter 3 Uneven development - why is economic growth and development so uneven? Chapter 4 Commodity chains - where does your breakfast come from? Chapter 5 Technology and agglomeration - does technology eradicate distance? Chapter 6 Environment/economy - can nature be a commodity? Part 3: Actors in economic space Chapter 7 The state - who controls the economy: firms or governments? Chapter 8 The transnational corporation - how does the global firm keep it all together? Chapter 9 Labour power - can workers shape economic geographies? Chapter 10 Consumption - who controls spaces of sales and consumption? Part 4: Socialising economic life Chapter 11 Culture and the firm - do countries and companies have economic cultures? Chapter 12 Gendered economic geographies - does gender shape economic lives? Chapter 13 Ethnic economies - do cultures have economies? Index
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