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  1. Welcome! 1 item
    1. Welcome to the electronic reading list for the fourth session of GEG4106 Reinventing Britain

       

      If you have any suggestions of material that should be added to the reading list, or purchased by the library, please let me know! 

       

      Caron Lipman

      c.w.lipman@qmul.ac.uk

       

  2. Week Four: Money, money, money! Geographies of finance, consumption and debt 41 items
    1. Geographies of finance and financial services 12 items
      1. The economic geography of the UK - Coe, Neil M., Jones, Andrew M. 2010

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 4 by John Allen (pp. 49-60) Chapter 5 by Shaun French, Karen Lai and Andrew Leyshon (pp. 61-72)

      2. A United Kingdom?: economic, social and political geographies - Mohan, John 1999

        Book Optional See Chapter 7: Geographies of Money and Finance

      3. Several Key texts deal with the geography of financial services. Leading scholars in this area include Andrew Leyshon, Nigel Thrift and Ron Martin. Dip in an out of these titles as inidicated. You might also like to browse key journals such as the Journal of Economic Geography

      4. Money, power and space - Corbridge, Stuart, Martin, Ron, Thrift, Nigel J 1994

        Book Optional

      5. Money and the space economy - Martin, Ron 1998

        Book Optional See especially Chapter 1 by Ron Martin (pp. 3-27), Chapter 3 by Jane Pollard (pp. 49-70), Chapter 5 by David Porteous (pp. 95-114), Chapter 6 by Leslie Budd (pp. 115-38)

      6. Money / space: geographies of monetary transformation - Leyshon, Andrew, Thrift, Nigel J 1997

        Book Optional

      7. Knowledge, space, economy - Bryson, John R. 2000

        Book Optional Lots here on the knowledge economy. On the finance theme see especially Chapter 9 by Jane Pollard and Andrew Leyson (pp. 142-56),

      8. An interesting take on financial geography from a banker:

      9. Financial geography: a banker's view - Laulajainen, Risto 2003

        Book Optional

      10. A couple of papers by Oxford Geographer Gordon Glark on London's financial service industries in a global context:

    2. Consumption 4 items
      For more detailed discussion of the emergence of new forms of consumption see:
      1. Human geography of the UK: an introduction - Hardill, Irene, Graham, David T., Kofman, Eleonore 2001

        Book Optional Look at Chapter 9

      2. The economic geography reader: producing and consuming global capitalism - Bryson, J. R. 1999

        Book Optional See the chapters by Bocock, pp. 279-90 and Wrigley and Lowe, pp. 311-14

      3. The changing geography of the United Kingdom - Gardiner, V., Matthews, M. H. 1999 (electronic resource)

        Book Optional See the chapter by David Crouch, pp. 261-75

      4. The changing geography of the United Kingdom - Gardiner, V., Matthews, M. H., Johnston, R. J., Institute of British Geographers 2000

        Book Optional See the chapter by David Crouch, pp. 261-75

    3. Housing 5 items
      A major item of consumption intimately bound up with credit markets:
      1. The economic geography of the UK - Coe, Neil M., Jones, Andrew M. 2010

        Book Recommended Read the Chapter by Chris Hamnett, pp. 110-122

    4. Credit and financial exclusion 7 items
      1. Walking with moneylenders: The ecology of the UK home-collected credit industry - Andrew Leyshon, Paola Signoretta, David Knights, Catrina Alferoff 2006-1-1

        Article Optional

      2. Debt and Older People: How Age affects Attitudes to Borrowing - Stephen McKay, Elaine Kempson, Adele Atkinson, Mark Crame 2008

        Website Optional

      3. Over-indebtedness in Britain - Elaine Kempson 2002

        Website Recommended

    5. Geographical perspectives on the financial crisis 13 items
      An expanding area of interest....
      1. Crises of Capitalism - RSA Animate - David Harvey

        Webpage Optional You'll enjoy this very clever animation with voice-over for leading Marxist and Geography David Harvey

      2. Spatially unbalanced growth in the British economy - B. Gardiner, R. Martin, P. Sunley, P. Tyler 29/03/2013

        Article Recommended Very latest assessment of regional inequality looking at impacts of recessionary period

      3. The economic geography of the UK - Coe, Neil M., Jones, Andrew M. 2010

        Book Recommended See the chapter by Ron Martin, 29–46, for some longer term context.

      4. Placing the run on northern rock - J. N. Marshall, A. Pike, J. S. Pollard, J. Tomaney 20/01/2011

        Article Optional

      5. Recovery Britain: Research Evidence to Underpin a Productive, Fair and Sustainable Return to Growth - Romesh Vaitilingham 2011

        Website Optional A rather dull volume published by of the the UK's Economic and Social Research Council

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