11. Economic Geography's "Real World" and Real World Issues

  1. Issues and Events: Potential Discussion Topics


    1. September 11 & the Economic Geography of Terrorism


    2. Information Technology and the 'Digital Divide' | V


    3. The ENRON/ Anderson Disaster


    4. Globalization and World Trade Organization: What is "Fair Trade"?


    5. Traffic, Transportation Budgets & Seattle's Light Rail Project ( V i d e o )


    6. The Education Budget in Washington State and Regional Economic Development: The Washington Model


    7. Sustainability of Our Way of Life?


    8. Privatization of Public Facilities and Services?




  2. Economic Geography: Toward a Definition


  3. Economic Geography in Textbooks:


    1. Three Texts in Economic Geography:
      1937 - 1963 - 1998


    2. Our Text: Stutz & deSouza (3rd ed)


    3. Other Contemporary Texts




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