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Reflections on Debates over a Decade

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The argument thus far has been a complex one. Three sets of interlocking empirical investigations have been developed from the opening theoretical chapters: around the formation and nature of certain spatial structures of production, around the differential construction of local areas and the consequently distinctive ways in which they were affected by certain parts of some of those spatial structures, and around how at the national level these processes were themselves embedded in a context where the articulation between politics and economic geography exhibited clear changes from one period to the next. Through all of these chapters has run a complex of themes: about politics, about the nature of explanation, about the relation between the social and the spatial, and so forth.

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© 1995 Doreen Massey

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Massey, D. (1995). Reflections on Debates over a Decade. In: Spatial Divisions of Labour. Palgrave, London.

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