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THE REGION IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY

Crispian Fuller

Introduction

The sub-national region has long been a central concern for economic geographers, from Marxist accounts of spatial divisions of labour in the 1970s and 1980s, to more recent explorations of their unbounded and fluid nature which has informed the global production networks perspective and related approaches to the corporation (Phelps & Fuller, 2016; Yeung & Coe, 2015). More recently in human geography the region has been understood to be an unbounded and emergent set of geographical relations, which are materialised through various economic, social and political processes, and involving differing temporal dimensions (see Hudson, 2005). This explicit ...

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