Understanding Social and Spatial Divisions in the New Economy: New Media Clusters and the Digital Divide

@article{Perrons2004UnderstandingSA,
  title={Understanding Social and Spatial Divisions in the New Economy: New Media Clusters and the Digital Divide},
  author={Diane Perrons},
  journal={Economic Geography},
  year={2004},
  volume={80},
  pages={45 - 61}
}
  • D. Perrons
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Economics, Sociology
  • Economic Geography
Abstract Economic inequality is increasing but has been sidelined in some of the recent debates in urban and regional studies. This article outlines a holistic framework for economic geography, which focuses on understanding social and spatial divisions, by drawing on economists’ ideas about the new economy and feminist perspectives on social reproduction. The framework is illustrated with reference to the emerging new media cluster in Brighton and Hove, which, as a consequence, emerges less as… 
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