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  • Socio-economic development regions in South African space economy
  • Core-periphery ; Economic development ; Economic space ; Regional development ; South Africa ; Spatial differentiation ; Typology
  • In this paper 17 socio-economic variables from the 1996 population census were identified to characterise the five types of development regions. The core-periphery structure is still an established pattern. The demarcation also showed
  • that Friedmann's 1966 model of development regions can be used to describe the spatial imbalances in the South African space economy. - (AJC)
  • Culture/economy and spaces of economic practice : positioning households in post-communism
  • Behaviour ; Economic restructuring ; Economic strategy ; Food production ; Household behaviour ; Slovak Republic ; Social network
  • Through an exploration of the spaces of household economic practice concerned with food production on family plots of land and with inter-household networks of reciprocity, the paper argues that such activities can be better situated within
  • the context of the articulation between deep-seated and long-standing economic practices imbued with cultural significance. It explores the inter-section of these cultural and economic practices through the lens of non-market production of surplus product
  • The Copernican shift in space tourism and its implications for tourism in the Great Karoo
  • Northern Cape ; Socio-economic system ; South Africa ; Spaceport ; Suborbital space flight ; Tourism
  • With the widely anticipated launch of commercial suborbital space travel in the near future, space tourism is finally set to come into its own after decades of frustration. This article outlines the history of space tourism. The need for a number
  • of spaceports on worldwide distribution is outlined and the suitability of the Great Karoo in South Africa for such a custom-built spaceport is suggested. This would have significant possibilities for the development of tourism and socio-economic upliftment
  • Economic space ; Economic system ; Geographical space ; International economy ; Spatial differentiation ; Technology ; World ; World economic order ; World market
  • A gazdasagi tér, a korzetesités és a gazdasagiranyitas kolcsonhatasanak par kérdésérol. (On some problems of the relationship between economic space, regionalization and economic management)
  • Economic region is a category constructed through strong logical abstraction| it is objective| it changes through time| manifest in a dynamic system generated by specialization, complexity and management criteria. (DLO).
  • A Dooyeweerd-based approach to regional economic development
  • Economic development ; Economic space ; Philosophy ; Regional development ; Space ; Theory
  • Mapping the terrain of time-space compression : power networks in everyday life
  • Capitalism ; Concept ; Daily life ; Economic system ; Partnership ; Power ; Social network ; Societal relations ; Space time
  • The A. seeks a more comprehensive mapping of the experience of time-space in late modernity. Building on Massey's notion of power geometry, he integrates discussions of time-space with an application of different understandings of power
  • and their manifestations - in latent-power conditions, socioeconomic networks, actor networks, local interpersonal relations, and the network spaces of subjectivity.
  • Money order? The discursive construction of Bretton Woods and the making and breaking of regulatory space
  • Capitalism ; Economic geography ; Economic system ; Economic theory ; International economy ; Marxism ; Money ; Regulation theory ; World economic order
  • The A. argues for a more reflective, reflexive, and historical economic geography, by providing accounts of the rise and fall of this system (from regulation theory and from neo-Gramscian political economy). They focus attention upon the central
  • role of economic discourse in ordering economic processes in general and financial processes in particular.
  • Innovation, finance and space
  • Congress ; Economic geography ; Finance ; Innovation ; Regional development ; Space
  • on regional development, but it has also its own space. Drawing on European experiences, the book intends to provide conceptual and empirical ground for further in-depth analysis of the relation between finance and innovation. - (IFL)
  • The spaces and times of globalization : place, scale, networks, and positionality
  • Economic geography ; Economic theory ; Globalization ; Network ; Place ; Space time ; Spatial scale
  • Territoriality and economics : on the substantial contribution of economic geography
  • Competitiveness ; Globalization ; Industrial space ; Industrialization ; Innovation ; Regional development ; Territoriality
  • Building trust in economic space
  • Economic geography ; Economic space ; Network ; Power ; Social capital
  • Enterprise zones: the non-manipulation of economic space
  • consequences of the zones at various scales and of their potential for affecting significant change in economic space indicates that the program is likely to do little to modify the current dynamics of metropolitan economies. Instead, enterprise zones
  • In 1982 and 1983, legislation to establish enterprise zones in the United States was placed before Congress. The spatially targeted program is designed to stimulate economic growth in depressed inner cities. Yet an assessment of the probable spatial
  • Economic and non-economic estimation of closses incurred due to the degradation of natural environment
  • The economist is unable to determine all variables of the system nature-economy-space in terms of value and other specialists must co-operate. A progress can be made in a closer relationship between the ecologization of economics
  • and the economization and humanization of natural sciences.
  • Economic growth ; Economic policy ; Economic space ; Economic strategy ; Globalization ; Governance ; New Zealand ; Partnership
  • , this paper draws from the governmentality literature to show new forms of economic governance can be conceptualised as an assemblage of spaces, subjects, strategies, and numbers. It is argued that far from being a new reality globalisation is a governmental
  • Few attention has been paid to the forms of expertise and knowledge practices through which the global economy has been constituted as the focus of economic governance. Through a case study of the New Zealand Call Centre Attraction Initiative
  • A dinamikus gazdasagfoldrajz elmélete.. (Theory of dynamic economic geography)
  • Instead of the description of a geographical space or allocation of economies, this book deals with the comprehensive or even fundamental laws of spatial development which are the primary concern of economic geography. Examples illustrate
  • the debatable approaches to dynamic space theory, centres of development, allocation theory, urbanization and the focal points of world economy. (DLO).
  • Economic sociologies in space
  • Capitalism ; Economic geography ; Market ; Sociology
  • Social and economic inequality in the rural space of Israel
  • Israel ; Region ; Regional development ; Regional disparities ; Rural area ; Socio-economic system ; Spatial differentiation
  • This paper explores some recent manifestations of regional inequalities in the rural space of Israel. The Israeli rural space is largely made up of planned settlements, which were originally based on a principle of equal opportunity to all settlers
  • to attain an average predetermined level of income. It is a preliminary attempt to examine a number of dimensions of inequality that exist in the rural space in Israel, and to identify the underlying factors that may explain these inequalities. The basic
  • spatial unit under consideration is the regional council, and the data analysis produced three distinct clusters of regional councils which exhibit different levels of economic and social development. These differences are explained in part by diverse
  • The space of vulnerability : the causal structure of hunger and famine
  • Crisis ; Famine;Starvation ; Food security ; Malnutrition ; Marginality ; Poverty ; Social relations ; Social space ; Society
  • the theoretical means by which this space can be mapped with respect to its social, political, economic and structural-historical coordinates.
  • The AA. wish to explore, in theoretical terms, the interrelations between poverty, hunger and famine. They argue that their locally and historically specific configuration defines what is called a space of vulnerability. They also provide
  • The importance of teachers' perception of space in education
  • Environmental perception ; Perception ; Space ; Teaching
  • In addition to environmental problems, spatial pressures are also being exacerbated by increasing economic development, the prosperity of the European population, and the increasing needs of various activities. These can only be mitigated through
  • carefully planned use of space, which demands active inclusion of the public in addition to relevant services. For successful public inclusion it is important for both individuals and social communities to be aware that space is a limited commodity. - (L'A.).