Variegated capitalism and the geography of finance: Towards a common agenda

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Abstract

In this article I review Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore’s call to engage with the ‘varieties of capitalism’ approach to heterodox political economy through a ‘variegated capitalism’ approach, rooted in economic geography. I argue in favor of this strategy, but argue specifically that this approach may be most effectively implemented through the study of financial geographies of the firm, as a primary component of a multipronged effort. The goal of this article is to spur debate to develop a variegated-capitalism approach and to focus the attention of economic geography to better contribute to broader macro-institutional debates in heterodox political economy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193-210
Number of pages18
JournalProgress in Human Geography
Volume35
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2011
Externally publishedYes

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