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GEOG2035 - General Module Reading List

Geographies of Economies, 2013/14, Semester 1, 2
Dr Paul Waley
p.t.waley@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Key Reading

Note that the references below are to key reading. You will receive fuller reading lists separately. We encourage you to look beyond these lists and conduct your own bibliographical research.  

The library is very well stocked with the latest publications on economic geography. You will find the following readers, companions and handbooks particularly useful. They contain either reprints of the most important contributions to economic geography debates or specially commissioned chapters that summarise key discussions and debates.

Readers and handbooks

Aoyama, Yuko, James Murphy and Susan Hanson. 2011. Key concepts in economic geography. London: Sage. EBL 12 x 2, 9 x5 GEOG K-18 AOY.

Bryson, John, Nick Henry, David Keeble and Ron Martin, eds. 1999. The economic geography reader : producing and consuming global capitalism. Chichester: Wiley. EBL 12  9 x4 Geography K-18 BRY.

Barnes, Trevor, Jamie Peck, Eric Sheppard, Adam Tickell, eds. 2004. Reading economic geography. Oxford: Blackwell. EBL 12 9 x9, GEOG K-18 BAR. Ebook.

Barnes, Trevor, Jamie Peck and Eric Sheppard, eds. 2012. The Wiley-Blackwell companion to economic geography. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell. EBL 12 9 x3 GEOG K-18. Ebook.

Clark, Gordon, Maryann P. Feldman and Meric S. Gertler. 2000. The Oxford handbook of economic geography. Oxford: Oxford University Press. EBL 12 9 x 3 HD Geog K-18 CLA.

Leyshon, Andrew, et al., eds. 2009. The SAGE handbook of economic geography. Sage.

Sheppard, Eric, and Trevor Barnes, eds. 2003. A Companion to Economic Geography. Oxford : Blackwell. EBL 12 x2 9 x2 Geography K-18 SHE.

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Text books

Coe, Neil, Philip F. Kelly, Henry Wai-Chung Yeung. 2007. Economic geography : a contemporary introduction. Oxford: Blackwell. EBL 12 HD 9 x5 GEOG K-18 COE.

Coe, Neil, and Andrew Jones, eds. 2010. The economic geography of the UK. London: Sage. EBL 12 HD 9 x5 Geography K-1.1 COE.

Mackinnon, Danny, and Andrew Cumbers. 2011. Introduction to economic geography : globalization, uneven development and place. Harlow: Pearson. EBL 12 9 x9 GEOG K-18 MAC. Ebook.

Tickell, Adam, et al., eds. 2007. Politics and practice in economic geography. Los Angeles: Sage. EBL 12 9 x 3 Geography K-18 TIC. Ebook.

Wood, Andrew, and Susan Roberts. 2011. Economic geography : places, networks and flows. London: Routledge. EBL 12 9 x3  GEOG K-18 WOO.

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Journals

There are two prominent specialist journals in the library, Economic geography., Journal of economic geography . You will find other major geography journals of use, including: Environment and planning. A : environment and planning.,   Antipode., Geoforum., Annals of the Association of American Geographers., Geografiska Annaler. Series B, Human geography., Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers , Progress in human geography., Urban studies. , International journal of urban and regional research = Revue internationale de recherche urbaine et régionale..

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Introductory lectures

Barnes, Trevor. 2003. Inventing Anglo-American Economic Geography, 1889-1960. In E. Sheppard and T. Barnes, eds. A Companion to Economic Geography. Oxford: Blackwell. Pp- 11-26. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Walker, Richard. 2012. Geography in economy: reflections on a field. In T. Barnes, J. Peck and E. Sheppard, eds. The Wiley-Blackwell companion to economic geography. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. Pp- 47-60.

Scott, A. J. 2000: Economic Geography, the great half-century. Cambridge journal of economics., 24 (4): 483-504.

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Spatial analysis, quantitative approaches, and modelling

General overviews:

Barnes, Trevor. 2003: Inventing Anglo-American Economic Geography, 1889-1960. In Sheppard, A., and Barnes, T. (eds) A Companion to Economic Geography. London: Blackwell.

Holt-Jensen, Arild. (trans: B. Fullerton) 1999: Geography: history and concepts, a student's guide (3rd Edition). London: Sage. (See pp.42-86 and equivalent content in earlier volumes)

Johnston, Ron. J. 1997. Geography and Geographers: Anglo-American human geography since 1945 (5 th edition). London: Arnold. (See pp.48-109 and eqivalent content in earlier volumes)

Required reading:

Please refer to the module handbook for details and alternative on-line sources.

Barnes, Trevor. 2011(a). Spatial Analysis. In J. Agnew and D. Livingstone, eds. The SAGE handbook of geographical Knowledge. London: Sage.

Barnes, Trevor. 2011(b). The Quantitative Revolution and Economic Geography. In A. Leyshon, R. Lee, L. McDowell and P. Sunley eds. The SAGE handbook of economic geography. London: Sage.

Barnes, Trevor. 2012. Notes from the Underground: Why the History of Economic Geography Matters: The Case of Central Place Theory. Economic geography., 88 (1): 1-26.

Graham, Mark. 2009. Neogeography and the palimpsests of place: web 2.0 and the construction of a virtual earth. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie = Journal of economic and social geography. 101 (4): 422-436.

Leszczynski, Agnieszka . 2009. Quantitative Limits to Qualitative Engagements: GIS, Its Critics, and the Philosophical Divide. The professional geographer. 61 (3): 350-365

Sayer, Andrew. 1982. Explanation in economic geography: abstraction versus generalisation. Progress in human geography., 6: 68-88.

Selected additional reading

A full reading list will be available at the start of week four.

Clout, Hugh. 2003: Place description, regional geography and area studies: the chorographic inheritance, in Johnston, R. and Williams, M (eds): A century of British geography , London: Oxford University Press.

Doel, Marcus. 2001. 1a. Qualified Quantitative Geography. Environment and planning. D : society and space. . 19: 555-572.

Hanson, Susan. 1993: "Never question the assumptions", and other scenes from the revolution. Urban geography. , 14 (6): 552-556.

St. Martin, Kevin. 2009: Toward a Cartography of the Commons: Constituting the Political and Economic Possibilities of Place. The professional geographer. 61 (4): 493-507.

Full reading list for Spatial analysis, quantitative approaches, and modelling

This list will be updated throughout weeks four to seven.

BARNES, T. 2001: Retheorizing Economic Geography: From the Quantitative Revolution to the “Cultural Turn”. Annals of the Association of American Geographers., 91 (3): 546-565.

BARNES, T. 2003: Inventing Anglo-American Economic Geography, 1889-1960. In Sheppard, A., and Barnes, T. (eds) A Companion to Economic Geography . London: Blackwell.

BARNES, T. 2004: Placing ideas: genius loci, heterotopia and geography's quantitative revolution. Progress in human geography. , 28 (5), 565-595.

BARNES, T. 2007: Geography's underworld: The military–industrial complex, mathematical modelling and the quantitative revolution. Geoforum. 39: 3–16.

BARNES, T. 2009: "Not Only, But Also": Quantitative and Critical Geographies. The professional geographer. , 61 (3): 292-300

BARNES, T. 2011: The Quantitative Revolution and Economic Geography. In Leyshon, A., Lee, R., McDowell, L., and Sunley, P. (eds) The SAGE handbook of economic geography . London: Sage.

BARNES, T. 2012: Notes from the Underground: Why the History of Economic Geography Matters: The Case of Central Place Theory. Economic geography. , 88 (1): 1-26.

CLOKE, Paul; COOK, Ian; CRANG, Philip; GOODWIN, Mark; PAINTER, Joe, and PHILO, Chris. 2004: Practising Human Geography London: Sage [Note: chapters eight and nine are especially useful. Chapter eight is useful in general, and chapter nine is useful for those struggling with some of the conceptual material from the week five lecture] [Also available as an ebook]

CLOUT, H. 2003: Place description, regional geography and area studies: the chorographic inheritance, in Johnston, R. and Williams, M (eds): A century of British geography , London: Oxford University Press.

DOEL, M. 2001. 1a. Qualified Quantitative Geography. Environment and planning. D : society and space. . 19: 555-572.

ENTRIKIN, Nicholas. 1976: Contemporary Humanism in Geography Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 66 (4): 615-632

GOODCHILD, M. 2010: Twenty years of progress: GIScience in 2010. Journal of Spatial Information Science , 1, 3-20. Available online at: http://www.josis.org/index.php/josis/article/viewFile/32/33

GREGORY, D. 1978: Ideology, science and human geography . London: Hutchinson. (Especially chapter two: "In place of spatial science", pp.49-78)

GREGORY, D. 1994: Geographical imaginations. Oxford: Blackwell. (Especially chapter two: "Geography and the cartographic anxiety", pp.70-203)

HANSON, S. 1993: "Never question the assumptions", and other scenes from the revolution. Urban geography. , 14 (6): 552-556.

HOLT-JENSEN, A. (trans: Fullerton B.) 1999: Geography: history and concepts, a student's guide (3rd Edition). London: Sage.

JOHNSTON, R. J. 1997. Geography and Geographers: Anglo-American human geography since 1945 (5 th edition). London: Arnold. (See pp.48-109)

JOHNSTON, R. J. 2000: On Disciplinary History and Textbooks: or Where Has Spatial Analysis Gone? Australian geographical studies. , 38 (2): 125-137.

JOHNSTON, R. J. 2003: Order in space: Geography as a discipline in distance. In Johnston, R. and Williams, M (eds): A century of British geography . London: Oxford University Press.

KWAN, M. 2002: Feminist Visualisation: Re-envisioning GIS as a Method in Feminist Geographic Research. Annals of the Association of American Geographers., 92 (4): 645-661.

KWAN, M. 2004: Beyond Difference: From Canonical Geography to Hybrid Geographies. Annals of the Association of American Geographers., 94 (4): 756-763.

KWAN, M. and SCHHWANEN, T. 2009: Quantitative Revolution 2: the critical(re)turn. The professional geographer. , 61(3), 283-291.

LESZCZYNSKI, A. 2009: Quantitative Limits to Qualitative Engagements: GIS, Its Critics, and the Philosophical Divide. The professional geographer. 61 (3): 350-365

LIVINGSTONE, D. 1992. The geographical tradition : episodes in the history of a contested enterprise . London: Blackwell. (See chapters eight and nine, pp.260-346)

MADDENA, M and ROSSA, A. 2009: Genocide and GIScience: Integrating Personal Narratives and Geographic Information Science to Study Human Rights. The professional geographer., 61 (4), 508-526.

PAVLOVSKAYA, M. 2006: Theorizing with GIS: a tool for critical geographies? Environment and planning. A : environment and planning. , 38: 2003-2020.

POON, J. 2003: Quantitative methods: producing quantitative methods narratives. Progress in human geography. , 27 (6): 753–762.

POON, J. 2004: Quantitative methods: past and present. Progress in human geography. , 28 (6): 807–814.

POON, J. 2005: Quantitative methods: not positively positivist. Progress in human geography. , 29 (6): 766–772.

PRATT, G. 1989: Quantitative techniques and humanistic-historical materialist perspectives. In Kobayashi, A. and Mackenzie, S. (eds) Remaking human geography . London: Unwin Hyman.

SAYER, A. 1982: Explanation in economic geography: abstraction versus generalisation. Progress in human geography. , 6: 68-88.

SCOTT, A. J. 2000: Economic Geography, the great half-century. Cambridge journal of economics. , 24 (4): 483-504.

SHEPPARD, E. 2001: Quantitative geography: representations, practices, and possibilities. Environment and planning. D : society and space., 19: 535-554.

ST. MARTIN, K. 2009: Toward a Cartography of the Commons: Constituting the Political and Economic Possibilities of Place. The professional geographer. 61 (4): 493-507. 

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Political economy and Marxist approaches

Corbridge, S, R Martin, and N Thrift, eds. 1994. Money, power, and space. Oxford: Blackwell. BL W2 EBL 13 9 x3 Econ F-0 COR.

Gowan, Peter. 1999. The global gamble : Washington's Faustian bid for world dominance. London: Verso. BL W2 EBL 12 9 x3 Poli Q-7.3.

Strange, Susan. 1994. From Bretton Woods to the Casino Economy. In S Corbridge, R Martin, and N Thrift, eds. Money, Power and Space. Oxford: Blackwell. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Wade, Robert. 2010. Is the Globalization Consensus Dead? Antipode. 41: 1, 142–165.

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The cultural turn and the turn to consumption

General overviews:

Amin, Ash, and Thrift, N. 2000. What kind of economic theory for what kind of economic geography? Antipode. 32 (1): 4-9

Jackson, Peter. 2001. Commercial cultures: Transcending the cultural and the economic. Progress in human geography. 26 (3): 3-18.

Mansvelt, Juliana. 2005: Geographies of consumption. London: Sage.

Required reading:

Please refer to the module handbook for details and alternative on-line sources.

Baker, Jody. 2002. Production and Consumption of Wilderness in Algonquin Park. Space and culture. 5 (3): 198-210

Barnes, Trevor. 2003. Never mind the economy. Here’s culture. In Anderson, K. Domosh, M. Pile, S. and Thrift, N. eds: Handbook of cultural geography, London: Sage.

Colls, Rachel. 2004. ‘Looking alright, feeling alright’: emotions, sizing, and the geographies of women’s experience of clothing consumption. Social and cultural geography. 5 (4): 583-596.

James, A. Martin, R. and Sunley, P. 2007: The Rise of Cultural Economic Geography, in Martin, R. and Sunley, P, eds: Critical Concepts in Economic Geography: Vol. IV, The Cultural Economy London: Routledge. Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Kraftl, Pete. and Adey, Pete. 2008: Affect/architecture/inhabitation: geographies of being-in buildings. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 98 (1): 213-231.

Mansvelt, Juliana. 2009. Geographies of Consumption: the unman age able consumer? Progress in human geography. 33 (2) 264-274

Schein, Richard. 2004. Cultural Traditions. In Duncan, J. Johnson, N. and Schein, R. eds. A companion to cultural geography. London: Blackwell.

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The many directions in economic geography today

Alexander, Catherine, & Joshua Reno, eds. 2012. Economies of recycling : the global transformations of materials, values and social relations. London: Zed Books. EBL 11 9 x4 Civ Eng l-5 ALE.

Fold, Niels, and Bill Pritchard, eds. 2005. Cross-continental food chains . London: Routledge. EBL 12 Geog K-20 FOL.

Fuller, Duncan, Andrew Jonas and Roger Lee., eds. 2010. Interrogating alterity : alternative economic and political spaces. Farnham: Ashgate. EBL 12 Geography K-17 FUL.

Goodman, David, Melanie E. DuPuis, Michael K. Goodman. 2011. Alternative food networks : knowledge, practice, and politics. London: Routledge.

Hughes, Alex, and Suzanne Reimer, eds. 2005. Geographies of commodity chains. London: Routledge. EBL 12 9 x2 Geog K-18 HUG.

Leyshon, Andrew, Roger Lee and Colin Williams, eds. 2003. Alternative economic spaces. London: Sage. EBL 12 Geography K-17 LEY. 

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History of geographical thought

The following are amongst the major texts that present the history of geographical thought for students.

HOLT-JENSEN, A. (trans: Fullerton B.) 1999: Geography: history and concepts, a student's guide (3rd Edition). London: Sage.

JOHNSTON, R. J. 1997. Geography and Geographers: Anglo-American human geography since 1945 (5 th edition). London: Arnold.

JOHNSTON, R. J. 2003: Order in space: Geography as a discipline in distance. In Johnston, R. and Williams, M (eds): A century of British geography. London: Oxford University Press.

LIVINGSTONE, D. 1992. The geographical tradition : episodes in the history of a contested enterprise. London: Blackwell.

Nayak, A., and A. Jeffrey. 2011.Geographical thought : an introduction to ideas in human geography. Harlow: Prentice Hall.

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There are a number of specialist geography dictionaries and other useful reference books. Among them are :

Gregory, Derek, et al., eds. 2009. The Dictionary of Human Geography. Chichester: Wiley.

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Chisholm, George. 1908. Handbook of Commercial Geography. Longmans, Green, and Co. Placed on web by U. of California and Google at:   http://archive.org/details/handbookcommerc00chisgoog

Hartshorne, Richard. 1939.  The Nature of Geography. Lancaster, Penn.: Association of American Geographers. Introduction only placed on web by U. of Colorado at:   http://www.colorado.edu/geography/giw/hartshorne-r/1939_ng/1939_ng_ch01.html

Isard, W. 1965. Location and space-economy : a general theory relating to industrial location, market areas, land use, trade, and urban structure.. Cambridge, Mass., and New York: MIT Press and Wiley. Placed on web by U. of Florida at:   http://www30.us.archive.org/details/locationspaceeco00isar

This list was last updated on 07/11/2013