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Economic geography-industrial location theory

by Open University. New Trends in Geography Course Team.

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Published by Open University Press in Milton Keynes, Eng .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-118).

Statement[prepared by Open University, New Trends in Geography Course Team]
SeriesSocial sciences : a second level course, New trends in geography -- block 2, units 5-8.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD58 .E25
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24368727M
ISBN 100335015352
ISBN 109780335015351
OCLC/WorldCa25432816

Economic and Social Geography reviews developments in the study of economic and social geography and brings together in a single volume work which is dispersed in many specialist textbooks. An attempt has been made to achieve a balance between oversimplification and over-elaboration, and to present essential concepts in a clear, concise manner. INDUSTRIAL LOCATION THEORY Alfred Weber identified the most significant factors which determine industrial location in It is important to remember the ideas which Von Thunen, Christaller and Losch focused upon in order to understand Weber's focus upon transportation influencing industrial location.

Economic Geography is an internationally peer-reviewed journal, committed to publishing cutting-edge research that makes theoretical advances to the discipline. Our long-standing specialization is to publish the best theoretically-based empirical articles that deepen the understanding of significant economic geography issues around the world. to economic geography, “a more eclectic and empirically-oriented subject, in which formal neoclassically-oriented location theory had been largely displaced by concepts imported from other branches of economics”. Finally, the new economic geography is “a theory of economic localisation based on.

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