Assembling the Space Economy: Governmentality and Economic Geography

  title={Assembling the Space Economy: Governmentality and Economic Geography},
  author={Russell Prince and Rae Dufty},
The emergence of a ‘new’ economic geography in recent years has emphasised the ways economic processes are inextricably linked to political, cultural and social processes. This article argues that the Foucauldian governmentality literature has the potential to make a contribution here through its operationalisation of the idea that ‘the economic’emerges as a sphere that is distinct from the political, cultural and social spheres rather than being distinct a priori. Drawing on work at the… CONTINUE READING