Uneven and combined development

Dunford, Michael and Liu, Weidong (2017) Uneven and combined development. Regional Studies, 51 (1). pp. 69-85. ISSN 0034-3404

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Uneven and combined development. Regional Studies. The concept of uneven and combined development (U&CD) interprets dynamic historical change and comparative geographical differentiation in terms of the co-existence of tendencies towards differentiation and equalization of the conditions of production, consumption, distribution and exchange, deriving from capital accumulation and political multiplicity. U&CD entails a conception of the global system as a constellation of interdependent, national institutional configurations and interests that shape international/national/regional trends. To explain geographies of industrialization and urbanization and current trends towards a pluri-centric world, U&CD requires, however, a specification of the underlying causal mechanisms, examined in economic geography, international relations and developmental state theories.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: uneven and combined development; social and spatial division of labour; governance capacity; political multiplicity globalization; reflections capitalism inequality; Europe Business & Economics; Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Geography
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > Geography
Research Centres and Groups: Centre for Global Political Economy
Depositing User: Mick Dunford
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2018 10:46
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2019 14:00
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/79977

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