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Economic geography under postcolonial scrutiny.

Pollard, J. S. and McEwan, C. and Laurie, N. and Stenning, A. (2009) 'Economic geography under postcolonial scrutiny.', Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers., 34 (2). pp. 137-142.

Abstract

Because the economy is not found as an empirical object among other worldly things, in order for it to be 'seen' by the human perceptual apparatus it has to undergo a process, crucial for science, of representational mapping. This is doubling, but with a difference; the map shifts the point of view so that viewers can see the whole as if from the outside, in a way that allows them, from a specific position inside, to find their bearings. (Buck-Morss 1995, 440).

Item Type:Article
Full text:PDF - Accepted Version (493Kb)
Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-5661.2009.00336.x
Publisher statement:The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com
Record Created:24 May 2010 10:35
Last Modified:17 Sep 2010 16:27

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