publication . Article . 2010

practice and economic geography

Jones, A.; Murphy, J. T.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010 Journal: Geography Compass, volume 4, pages 303-319 (issn: 1749-8198, eissn: 1749-8198, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Economic geography has over the last decade become increasingly interested in the role of practice, conceptualised as the regularised or stabilised social actions through which economic agents organize or coordinate production, marketing, service provision, exchange and/or innovation activities. Interest in practice is most clearly manifest in a growing body of research concerned to conceptualise how the regularized social relations and interactions linking economic actors (e.g. entrepreneurs, firms) shape the nature of economies, industries, and regional development processes. However, an emphasis on social practice faces significant challenges in that it lacks...
Subjects
free text keywords: Computers in Earth Sciences, Earth-Surface Processes, Atmospheric Science, General Social Sciences, Water Science and Technology, Agricultural geography, Human geography, Economic geography, Social practice, Sociology, Social actions, Social science, Time geography, Critical geography, Cultural geography, Socioeconomics, Strategic geography, G1, HC
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