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Economic geographies of power:methodological challenges and interdisciplinary analytical possibilities

Faulconbridge, James (2012) Economic geographies of power:methodological challenges and interdisciplinary analytical possibilities. Progress in Human Geography, 36 (6). pp. 734-756. ISSN 0309-1325

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    Abstract

    How can the modalities and whereabouts of power – and specifically the spatio-temporal contingencies and reach of power relations - be more effectively studied? This paper shows how issues of validity and reflexivity restrict existing empirical work’s ability to advance understandings of power, and demonstrates how such issues can be overcome through the refined use of methods and analytical techniques that tease out the double contingencies of the social relations that underlie power. Refinements are shown to be possible by learning, in particular, from approaches to analysing power elsewhere in the social sciences, and particularly from management studies and linguistics.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Progress in Human Geography
    Additional Information: The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Progress in Human Geography, 36 (6), 2012, © SAGE Publications Ltd, 2012 by SAGE Publications Ltd at the Progress in Human Geography page: http://phg.sagepub.com/ on SAGE Journals Online: http://online.sagepub.com/
    Uncontrolled Keywords: power ; economic geography ; relational
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
    Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Organisation, Work & Technology
    ID Code: 59895
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 08 Nov 2012 09:16
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 03 May 2013 10:21
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/59895

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