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Interplaces: An Economic Geography of the Inter-urban and International Economies

Nicholas A. Phelps


Much of the world’s economic activity takes place in interplaces—places between cities and nations, the geographical containers that we have taken for granted for hundreds of years now. In this book Nicholas Phelps provides a guide to this uncharted territory within urban and economic geography. He highlights the importance of intermediary actors and processes in shaping the in-between economy of interplaces. From the airports, shopping malls, and office parks that have sprung up on the roads between cities to work done on the move in cars and trains, to the decisions made by internationally m ... More

Keywords: intermediaries, agglomerations, enclaves, networks, arenas, cities, nations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199668229
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199668229.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nicholas A. Phelps, author
Professor of Urban and Regional Development, Bartlett School of Planning, University College London