9780130261687

The World Economy: Geography, Business, Development

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130261687

  • ISBN10:

    0130261688

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

For undergraduate courses in Economic Geography, International Trade, International Business, International Marketing, and International Development. Provides a sound theoretical and practical foundation for understanding the global economy in an era of shifting borders, restructuring economies, and regional realignments. It combines economic theory with geography in addressing critical problems of growth, distribution, and development, and to explain their impact on international business. Recent geopolitical changes are vividly portrayed in a series of superb full color maps and striking photographs. Uses real-world examples to make abstract concepts understandable. The book provides a global perspective on international business through a pragmatic world view.

Table of Contents

Globalization of the World Economy: An Introduction
Population and the World Economy
Resources and Environment
Transportation and Communications in World Economy
World Agriculture and Rural Land Use
Urban Land Use: Theory and Practice
Cities as Retail and Service Centers
Industrial Location: Firms
Industrial Location: World Regions
International Business I: Dynamics
International Business II: World Patterns
Development
Glossary
References
Index
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