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The Wiley-Blackwell spouse to fiscal Geography offers scholars and researchers with a finished evaluation of the sphere, prepare through a prestigious editorial workforce, with contributions from a global solid of well known scholars. 

  • Offers an absolutely revised, improved, and up to date evaluate, following the winning and extremely popular Companion to monetary Geography released by way of Blackwell a decade past, offering a accomplished evaluate of the field 
  • Takes a potential in addition to retrospective examine the sphere, reviewing contemporary advancements, recurrent demanding situations, and rising agendas  
  • Incorporates different views (in phrases of area of expertise, demography and geography) of up and coming students, going past a spotlight on Anglo-American research 
  • Encourages authors and researchers to interact with and contextualize their positioned perspectives 
  • Explores parts of overlap, dialogues, and (potential) engagement among fiscal geography and cognate disciplines

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Physicists repeatedly debate how close their discipline is to completing its chapter of knowledge production, teetering on the edge of accomplishing a “theory of everything” (Hawking 2005). Mainstream economics has been eliminating courses on the history of economic thought as a requirement of graduate training, presumably on the grounds that there is a direct deductive line from Adam Smith to contemporary mathematical economic theory, which is little more than a footnote to contemporary achievements.

Gibson-Graham, from the United States and Australia, emerged as scholars in the late 1970s embedded within the squarely Marxist economic geography of Clark University in Massachusetts. Here they describe how they turned to a non-essentialist, post-structural Marxism (in conversation with the Rethinking Marxism collective in Amherst, MA), and how this has enabled them to move dramatically away from the kinds of questions Marxists traditionally ask, to emphasize the many ways in which non-capitalist economic logics coexist with, and contest, the taken-for-granted norm of capitalism.

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